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(1996)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1997

Won
Oscar
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Frances McDormand
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Ethan Coen
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
William H. Macy
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins
Best Film Editing
Ethan Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)
Joel Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)

Golden Globes, USA 1997

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Best Director - Motion Picture
Joel Coen
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical
Frances McDormand
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen

Primetime Emmy Awards 2014

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Miniseries
Noah Hawley (executive producer)
Warren Littlefield (executive producer)
Geyer Kosinski (executive producer)
John Cameron (co-executive producer)
Chad Oakes (producer)
Michael Frislev (producer)
Kim Todd (producer)
FX Network

BAFTA Awards 1997

Won
David Lean Award for Direction
Joel Coen
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
Best Screenplay - Original
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Frances McDormand
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins
Best Editing
Ethan Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)
Joel Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)

Screen Actors Guild Awards 1997

Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Frances McDormand
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
William H. Macy

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 1997

Won
Saturn Award
Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film
Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Director
Joel Coen

American Cinema Editors, USA 1997

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Ethan Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)
Joel Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)

American Comedy Awards, USA 1997

Won
American Comedy Award
Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Frances McDormand

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1997

Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Roger Deakins

Australian Film Institute 1996

Won
Best Foreign Film Award
Ethan Coen

Bodil Awards 1997

Won
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
Joel Coen (director)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1996

2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Film

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 1997

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
2nd place
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Screenplay
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen

Cannes Film Festival 1996

Won
Best Director
Joel Coen
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Joel Coen

Casting Society of America, USA 1996

Won
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Comedy
John S. Lyons

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1997

Won
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Screenplay
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
Best Original Score
Carter Burwell
Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Steve Buscemi
Best Actor
William H. Macy
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins

Chlotrudis Awards 1997

Won
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Director
Joel Coen
Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Movie
Best Actor
William H. Macy

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 1997

Won
CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
USA.

César Awards, France 1997

Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen

Directors Guild of America, USA 1997

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Joel Coen

Empire Awards, UK 1997

Won
Empire Award
Best Actress
Frances McDormand

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards 1997

Won
FCCA Award
Best Foreign Film

First Americans in the Arts Awards 1997

Won
FAITA Award
Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Film)
Steve Reevis

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 1997

Won
FFCC Award
Best Film
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Screenplay
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen
2nd place
FFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
William H. Macy

Golden Trailer Awards 1999

Nominated
Golden Trailer
Best of the Decade

Independent Spirit Awards 1997

Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
Ethan Coen
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins
Best Female Lead
Frances McDormand
Best Male Lead
William H. Macy
Best Screenplay
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1996

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Director
Joel Coen

London Critics Circle Film Awards 1997

Won
ALFS Award
Film of the Year
Actress of the Year
Frances McDormand
Director of the Year
Joel Coen
Screenwriter of the Year
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1996

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Screenplay
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen
2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Actress
Frances McDormand

MTV Movie Awards 1997

Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best On-Screen Duo
Steve Buscemi
Peter Stormare

National Board of Review, USA 1996

Won
NBR Award
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Top Ten Films

National Film Preservation Board, USA 2006

Won
National Film Registry

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1997

3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Tied with Lili Taylor for I Shot Andy Warhol (1996).

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1996

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Film
2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actress
Frances McDormand

Online Film & Television Association 1997

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Comedy/Musical Picture
Ethan Coen
Best Comedy/Musical Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Ethan Coen
Best Actor
William H. Macy
Best Comedy/Musical Actor
William H. Macy
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Score
Carter Burwell
Best Film Editing
Joel Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)
Ethan Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 1996

Won
SDFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Director
Joel Coen

Sant Jordi Awards 1997

Won
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Actor (Mejor Actor Extranjero)
Steve Buscemi
For Living in Oblivion

Satellite Awards 1997

Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Ethan Coen
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Frances McDormand
Best Director of a Motion Picture
Joel Coen
Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
William H. Macy
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Drama
Steve Buscemi
Best Motion Picture Screenplay - Original
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
Outstanding Film Editing
Ethan Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)
Joel Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)

Society of Texas Film Critics Awards 1996

Won
STFC Award
Best Film
Best Actress
Frances McDormand

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 1997

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Frances McDormand

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 1996

Won
UFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Frances McDormand
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Writing, Screenplay - Original/Adapted
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen

Writers Guild of America, USA 1997

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen

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