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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1998

Won
Oscar
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Kim Basinger
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Brian Helgeland
Curtis Hanson
Nominated
Oscar
Best Picture
Arnon Milchan
Curtis Hanson
Michael G. Nathanson
Best Director
Curtis Hanson
Best Cinematography
Dante Spinotti
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Jeannine Oppewall (art director)
Jay Hart (set decorator)
Best Sound
Andy Nelson
Anna Behlmer
Kirk Francis
Best Film Editing
Peter Honess
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
Jerry Goldsmith

Golden Globes, USA 1998

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Kim Basinger
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
Curtis Hanson
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Brian Helgeland
Curtis Hanson
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Jerry Goldsmith

BAFTA Awards 1998

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Editing
Peter Honess
Best Sound
Terry Rodman
Roland N. Thai
Kirk Francis
Andy Nelson
Anna Behlmer
John Leveque
Nominated
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Jerry Goldsmith
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Arnon Milchan
Curtis Hanson
Michael G. Nathanson
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Brian Helgeland
Curtis Hanson
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Kim Basinger
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Kevin Spacey
Best Cinematography
Dante Spinotti
Best Production Design
Jeannine Oppewall
Best Costume Design
Ruth Myers
Best Make Up/Hair
John M. Elliott
Scott H. Eddo
Janis Clark
Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
Curtis Hanson

Screen Actors Guild Awards 1998

Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Kim Basinger
Tied with Gloria Stuart for Titanic (1997).
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast
Kim Basinger
James Cromwell
Russell Crowe
Danny DeVito
Guy Pearce
Kevin Spacey
David Strathairn

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 1998

Won
Saturn Award
Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film

American Cinema Editors, USA 1998

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film
Peter Honess

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1998

Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Dante Spinotti

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Nominated
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Curtis Hanson
USA.

Art Directors Guild 1998

Nominated
Excellence in Production Design Award
Feature Film
Jeannine Oppewall (production designer)
William Arnold (art director)

Australian Film Institute 1998

Won
Best Foreign Film Award
Curtis Hanson (director/producer)
Arnon Milchan (producer)
Michael G. Nathanson (producer)

Awards of the Japanese Academy 1999

Won
Award of the Japanese Academy
Best Foreign Film

BMI Film & TV Awards 1998

Won
BMI Film Music Award
Jerry Goldsmith

Blue Ribbon Awards 1999

Won
Blue Ribbon Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Curtis Hanson

Bodil Awards 1998

Won
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
Curtis Hanson (director)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1997

Won
BSFC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Curtis Hanson
Best Supporting Actor
Kevin Spacey
Best Screenplay
Curtis Hanson
Brian Helgeland

British Society of Cinematographers 1997

Won
Best Cinematography Award
Dante Spinotti

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Brian Helgeland
Curtis Hanson

Cannes Film Festival 1997

Nominated
Palme d'Or
Curtis Hanson

Casting Society of America, USA 1998

Won
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Drama
Mali Finn

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Won
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Curtis Hanson
Best Screenplay
Brian Helgeland
Curtis Hanson
Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Kevin Spacey
Most Promising Actor
Guy Pearce
Best Cinematography
Dante Spinotti
Best Original Score
Jerry Goldsmith

Chlotrudis Awards 1998

Won
Chlotrudis Award
Best Movie
Best Actor
Russell Crowe
Best Supporting Actor
Kevin Spacey
Best Director
Curtis Hanson
Best Screenplay
Brian Helgeland
Curtis Hanson
Best Cinematography
Dante Spinotti
Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actor
Guy Pearce

Cinema Audio Society, USA 1998

Nominated
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Feature Film
Andy Nelson (re-recording mixer)
Anna Behlmer (re-recording mixer)
Kirk Francis (production mixer)

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 1998

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

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture
2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
Curtis Hanson

Directors Guild of America, USA 1998

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Curtis Hanson

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 1998

Won
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Curtis Hanson
Brian Helgeland

Empire Awards, UK 1998

Won
Empire Award
Best Actor
Kevin Spacey

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards 1998

Won
FCCA Award
Best Foreign Film

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 1998

Won
FFCC Award
Best Director
Curtis Hanson
Best Screenplay
Brian Helgeland
Curtis Hanson

Fotogramas de Plata 1998

Won
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Curtis Hanson

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1998

Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Curtis Hanson
Best Cinematography (Migliore Fotografia)
Dante Spinotti

Kinema Junpo Awards 1999

Won
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Curtis Hanson
Best Foreign Language Film Director
Curtis Hanson
Won
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Curtis Hanson

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 1998

Won
Sierra Award
Best Screenplay
Brian Helgeland
Curtis Hanson

London Critics Circle Film Awards 1998

Won
ALFS Award
Film of the Year
Director of the Year
Curtis Hanson
Screenwriter of the Year
Brian Helgeland
Curtis Hanson

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1997

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Curtis Hanson
Best Screenplay
Curtis Hanson
Brian Helgeland
Best Cinematography
Dante Spinotti
2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Kevin Spacey
Best Production Design
Jeannine Oppewall

Mainichi Film Concours 1999

Won
Mainichi Film Concours
Best Foreign Language Film
Curtis Hanson

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 1998

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects & Foley
Best Sound Editing - Dialogue & ADR
Best Sound Editing - Music (Foreign & Domestic)

National Board of Review, USA 1997

Won
NBR Award
Best Film
Best Director
Curtis Hanson
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1998

Won
NSFC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Curtis Hanson
Best Screenplay
Curtis Hanson
Brian Helgeland
2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actor
Kevin Spacey
Best Cinematography
Dante Spinotti

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1997

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Curtis Hanson
Best Screenplay
Curtis Hanson
Brian Helgeland

Nikkan Sports Film Awards 1998

Won
Nikkan Sports Film Award
Best Foreign Film

Online Film & Television Association 1998

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Ensemble
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Curtis Hanson
Brian Helgeland
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Curtis Hanson
Arnon Milchan
Michael G. Nathanson
Best Supporting Actress
Kim Basinger
Best Drama Picture
Curtis Hanson
Arnon Milchan
Michael G. Nathanson
Best Director
Curtis Hanson
Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
Jerry Goldsmith
Best Film Editing
Peter Honess
Best Cinematography
Dante Spinotti
Best Production Design
Jeannine Oppewall (production design)
William Arnold (art direction)
Jay Hart (set decoartion)
Best Costume Design
Ruth Myers
Best Titles Sequence

Online Film Critics Society Awards 1998

Won
OFCS Award
Best Film
Best Screenplay
Curtis Hanson
Brian Helgeland
Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Director
Curtis Hanson

PGA Awards 1998

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Arnon Milchan
Curtis Hanson
Michael G. Nathanson

Political Film Society, USA 1998

Nominated
PFS Award
Human Rights

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 1997

Won
SDFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Curtis Hanson
Brian Helgeland
Best Director
Curtis Hanson

Sant Jordi Awards 1998

Won
Audience Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Curtis Hanson
Won
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Curtis Hanson

Satellite Awards 1998

Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture Screenplay - Adaption
Brian Helgeland
Curtis Hanson
Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Curtis Hanson
Arnon Milchan
Michael G. Nathanson
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Russell Crowe
Best Director of a Motion Picture
Curtis Hanson
Outstanding Cinematography
Dante Spinotti
Outstanding Film Editing
Peter Honess
Outstanding Art Direction
Jeannine Oppewall
Outstanding Original Score
Jerry Goldsmith

Society of Texas Film Critics Awards 1997

Won
STFC Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Brian Helgeland
Curtis Hanson
Best Supporting Actor
Kevin Spacey
For Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
2nd place
STFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Kim Basinger

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actress
Kim Basinger
Best Director
Curtis Hanson
Best Adapted Screenplay
Brian Helgeland
Curtis Hanson

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 1998

2nd place
TFCA Award
Best Picture
Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Director
Curtis Hanson

Toronto International Film Festival 1997

Won
Metro Media Award
Curtis Hanson
Tied with Boogie Nights (1997).

USC Scripter Award 1998

Won
USC Scripter Award
James Ellroy (author)
Brian Helgeland (screenwriter)
Curtis Hanson (screenwriter)

Writers Guild of America, USA 1998

Won
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Brian Helgeland
Curtis Hanson

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