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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1999

Won
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Roberto Benigni
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
Nicola Piovani
Best Foreign Language Film
Italy.
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Elda Ferri
Gianluigi Braschi
Best Director
Roberto Benigni
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Vincenzo Cerami
Roberto Benigni
Best Film Editing
Simona Paggi

BAFTA Awards 1999

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Roberto Benigni
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Original
Vincenzo Cerami
Roberto Benigni
Best Film not in the English Language
Elda Ferri
Gianluigi Braschi
Roberto Benigni

Screen Actors Guild Awards 1999

Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Roberto Benigni
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Roberto Benigni
Nicoletta Braschi
Horst Buchholz
Sergio Bini Bustric
Giorgio Cantarini
Giustino Durano
Amerigo Fontani
Giuliana Lojodice
Marisa Paredes

AFI Fest 1998

Won
Audience Award
Best Feature Film
Roberto Benigni
Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
Roberto Benigni

Amanda Awards, Norway 1999

Nominated
Amanda
Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske spillefilm)
Roberto Benigni

American Comedy Awards, USA 1999

Won
American Comedy Award
Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Roberto Benigni

Athens International Film Festival 1998

Won
Audience Award
Roberto Benigni

Australian Film Institute 1999

Won
Best Foreign Film Award
Roberto Benigni (director)
Arnon Milchan (producer)

Awards of the Japanese Academy 2000

Nominated
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Film

Blue Ribbon Awards 2000

Won
Blue Ribbon Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Roberto Benigni

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1998

3rd place
BSFC Award
Best Director
Roberto Benigni
Best Foreign Language Film

British Independent Film Awards 1999

Nominated
British Independent Film Award
Best Foreign Independent Film - Foreign Language

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 1999

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Foreign-Language Film
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture

Cannes Film Festival 1998

Won
Grand Prize of the Jury
Roberto Benigni
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Roberto Benigni

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1999

Won
CFCA Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Roberto Benigni
Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
Roberto Benigni

Chlotrudis Awards 1999

Won
Chlotrudis Award
Best Director
Roberto Benigni
Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Movie
Best Actor
Roberto Benigni
Best Screenplay
Vincenzo Cerami
Roberto Benigni

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 2000

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

Czech Lions 2000

Nominated
Czech Lion
Best Foreign Language Film (Nejlepsí zahranicní film)
Roberto Benigni

César Awards, France 1999

Won
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Roberto Benigni (director)
Italy.

David di Donatello Awards 1998

Won
David
Best Film (Miglior Film)
Best Actor (Migliore Attore Protagonista)
Roberto Benigni
Best Director (Migliore Regista)
Roberto Benigni
Best Screenplay (Migliore Sceneggiatura)
Roberto Benigni
Vincenzo Cerami
Best Cinematography (Migliore Fotografia)
Tonino Delli Colli
Best Production Design (Migliore Scenografo)
Danilo Donati
Best Costume Design (Migliore Costumista)
Danilo Donati
Best Producer (Migliore Produttore)
Elda Ferri
Gianluigi Braschi
Won
Scholars Jury David
Roberto Benigni
Nominated
David
Best Sound (Migliore Fonico di Presa Diretta)
Tullio Morganti
Best Music (Migliore Musica)
Nicola Piovani
Best Supporting Actor (Migliore Attore non Protagonista)
Sergio Bini Bustric
Best Editing (Migliore Montatore)
Simona Paggi

Directors Guild of America, USA 1999

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Roberto Benigni

European Film Awards 1998

Won
European Film Award
Best Film
Gianluigi Braschi (producer)
Elda Ferri (producer)
Best Actor
Roberto Benigni

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards 1999

Nominated
FCCA Award
Best Foreign-Language Film

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 1999

Won
FFCC Award
Best Foreign Film

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics 1999

Won
Critics Award
Best Foreign Film
Roberto Benigni
Italy.

Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival 1998

Won
Critic's Choice Award
Best Film
Roberto Benigni
Tied with Happiness (1998).
Best Actor
Roberto Benigni
Tied with 'Dylan Baker' for Happiness (1998).
Best Director
Roberto Benigni

German Film Awards 1999

Won
Best Foreign Film
Roberto Benigni
Italy.

Golden Globes, Italy 1998

Won
Golden Globe
Best Actor (Migliore Attore)
Roberto Benigni
Best Film (Miglior Film)
Roberto Benigni
Best Screenplay (Migliore Sceneggiatura)
Vincenzo Cerami
Roberto Benigni
Best Cinematography (Migliore Fotografia)
Tonino Delli Colli

Goya Awards 2000

Won
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
Italy.

Grammy Awards 2000

Nominated
Grammy
Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Nicola Piovani

Guild of German Art House Cinemas 1999

Won
Guild Film Award - Gold
Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film)
Roberto Benigni

Harry Awards 1999

Nominated
Harry Award

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1998

Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Director (Regista del Miglior Film)
Roberto Benigni
Best Original Story (Migliore Soggetto)
Roberto Benigni
Vincenzo Cerami
Best Screenplay (Migliore Sceneggiatura)
Roberto Benigni
Vincenzo Cerami
Best Actor (Migliore Attore Protagonista)
Roberto Benigni
Best Supporting Actor (Migliore Attore Non Protagonista)
Giustino Durano
Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Score (Migliore Musica)
Nicola Piovani

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1998

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Foreign Film

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 1998

Won
Sierra Award
Best Actor
Roberto Benigni
Best Director
Roberto Benigni
Tied with Steven Spielberg for Saving Private Ryan (1998).
Best Foreign Film

Lumiere Awards, France 1999

Won
Lumiere Award
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Roberto Benigni

Montréal World Film Festival 1998

Won
People's Choice Award
Roberto Benigni

National Board of Review, USA 1998

Won
NBR Award
Top Foreign Films
Won
Special Achievement Award
Roberto Benigni
For special achievement in filmmaking

Online Film & Television Association 1999

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Italy
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Gianluigi Braschi
Elda Ferri
Best Actor
Roberto Benigni
Best Breakthrough Performance - Male
Francesco Guzzo
Best Drama Picture
Gianluigi Braschi
Elda Ferri
Best Drama Actor
Roberto Benigni
Best Director
Roberto Benigni
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Vincenzo Cerami
Roberto Benigni
Best Costume Design
Danilo Donati

Online Film Critics Society Awards 1999

Won
OFCS Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Film

PGA Awards 1999

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Elda Ferri
Gianluigi Braschi

Palm Springs International Film Festival 1999

Won
Audience Award
Roberto Benigni

Robert Festival 2000

Won
Robert
Best Non-American Film (Årets ikke-amerikanske film)
Roberto Benigni (director)
Tied with All About My Mother (1999).

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 1998

Won
SDFCS Award
Best Foreign Language Film

Satellite Awards 1999

Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language
Roberto Benigni (director)
Italy.

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 1999

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Foreign Language Film
2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Original Screenplay
Vincenzo Cerami
Roberto Benigni

Toronto International Film Festival 1998

Won
People's Choice Award
Roberto Benigni

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Won
UFCA Award
Best Non-English Language Film
Italy
2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Picture
Tied with Shakespeare in Love (1998).
Best Actor
Roberto Benigni
Best Supporting Actor
Giorgio Cantarini

Vancouver International Film Festival 1998

Won
Most Popular Film
Roberto Benigni

Warsaw International Film Festival 1998

Won
Audience Award
Roberto Benigni

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