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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1997

Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Simon Channing Williams
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Brenda Blethyn
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Best Director
Mike Leigh
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Mike Leigh

Golden Globes, USA 1997

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Brenda Blethyn
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Marianne Jean-Baptiste

BAFTA Awards 1997

Won
Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film
Simon Channing Williams
Mike Leigh
Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Original
Mike Leigh
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Brenda Blethyn
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Simon Channing Williams
Mike Leigh
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Timothy Spall
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
Mike Leigh

Screen Actors Guild Awards 1997

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Brenda Blethyn

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Nominated
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Mike Leigh
UK.

Australian Film Institute 1997

Won
Best Foreign Film Award
Simon Channing Williams

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1996

Won
BSFC Award
Best Actress
Brenda Blethyn
Best Director
Mike Leigh

Camerimage 1996

Won
Golden Frog
Dick Pope

Cannes Film Festival 1996

Won
Best Actress
Brenda Blethyn
Won
Palme d'Or
Mike Leigh
Won
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Mike Leigh

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1997

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Mike Leigh
Best Actress
Brenda Blethyn

Chlotrudis Awards 1997

Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Movie
Best Actress
Brenda Blethyn
Best Supporting Actress
Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Best Director
Mike Leigh

César Awards, France 1997

Nominated
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Mike Leigh

Directors Guild of America, USA 1997

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Mike Leigh

Empire Awards, UK 1997

Won
Empire Award
Best British Actress
Brenda Blethyn

European Film Awards 1996

Nominated
European Film Award
Best Film
Simon Channing Williams

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 1997

2nd place
FFCC Award
Best Actress
Brenda Blethyn

Fotogramas de Plata 1997

Won
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Mike Leigh
Tied with Breaking the Waves (1996).

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics 1997

Won
Critics Award
Best Foreign Film
Mike Leigh
UK.

Goya Awards 1997

Won
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
Mike Leigh
UK/France.

Guild of German Art House Cinemas 1997

Won
Guild Film Award - Silver
Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film)
Mike Leigh

Humanitas Prize 1997

Won
Humanitas Prize
Feature Film Category
Mike Leigh

Independent Spirit Awards 1997

Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Mike Leigh
UK.

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1997

Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Female Dubbing (Migliore Doppiaggio Femminile)
Aurora Cancian
For the voice of Brenda Blethyn.
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Mike Leigh

Kinema Junpo Awards 1998

Won
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Mike Leigh
Won
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Mike Leigh

London Critics Circle Film Awards 1997

Won
ALFS Award
British Film of the Year
British Actress of the Year
Brenda Blethyn
British Director of the Year
Mike Leigh
Nominated
ALFS Award
British Actor of the Year
Timothy Spall

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1996

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actress
Brenda Blethyn
Best Director
Mike Leigh

National Board of Review, USA 1996

Won
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1997

2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Film
Best Actress
Brenda Blethyn
Best Director
Mike Leigh

Online Film & Television Association 1997

Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Actress
Brenda Blethyn

Sant Jordi Awards 1997

Won
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Actress (Mejor Actriz Extranjera)
Brenda Blethyn

Satellite Awards 1997

Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Simon Channing Williams
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Brenda Blethyn
Best Director of a Motion Picture
Mike Leigh

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 1997

2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Actress
Brenda Blethyn

Writers Guild of America, USA 1997

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Mike Leigh

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