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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2002

Nominated
Oscar
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins

Golden Globes, USA 2002

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Billy Bob Thornton
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen

BAFTA Awards 2002

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins

AFI Awards, USA 2002

Won
AFI Award
Cinematographer of the Year
Roger Deakins
Nominated
AFI Award
Movie of the Year
Ethan Coen

THE MAN WHO WASN'T THERE uses stunning black-and-white cinematography to evoke the memory of ... More

THE MAN WHO WASN'T THERE uses stunning black-and-white cinematography to evoke the memory of classic American film noir, but presents its story with a modern sensibility. By mixing dark humor with stark violence, the movie lays out a series of events where a man nobody notices changes the lives of everyone around him.

Actor of the Year - Male - Movies
Billy Bob Thornton
Featured Actor of the Year - Male - Movies
Tony Shalhoub

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2002

Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film
Best Actor
Billy Bob Thornton
Best Supporting Actress
Frances McDormand

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 2002

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

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards 2003

Nominated
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
USA.

Art Directors Guild 2002

Nominated
Excellence in Production Design Award
Period or Fantasy Film
Dennis Gassner (production designer)
Chris Gorak (art director)
Lance Hammer (assistant art director)

Bodil Awards 2003

Nominated
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
Joel Coen

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2001

Won
BSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2002

3rd place
Critics Choice Award
Best Screenplay
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture

Cannes Film Festival 2001

Won
Best Director
Joel Coen
Tied with David Lynch for Mulholland Drive (2001).
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Joel Coen

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2002

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins
Best Supporting Actor
Tony Shalhoub

Chlotrudis Awards 2002

Won
Audience Award
Best Actor
Billy Bob Thornton
Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins
Best Actor
Billy Bob Thornton

César Awards, France 2002

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

DVD Exclusive Awards 2003

Nominated
DVD Premiere Award
Best Audio Commentary, New Release
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen
Billy Bob Thornton

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2002

2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Actor
Billy Bob Thornton
Nominated
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture

David di Donatello Awards 2002

Won
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Joel Coen

Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2002

Nominated
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen

Empire Awards, UK 2002

Nominated
Empire Award
Best Actor
Billy Bob Thornton

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2002

Won
FFCC Award
Best Actor
Billy Bob Thornton
For Bandits and Monster's Ball
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins

Las Palmas Film Festival 2002

Won
Golden Lady Harimaguada
Joel Coen

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2002

Won
ALFS Award
Actor of the Year
Billy Bob Thornton
Screenwriter of the Year
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2001

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins

National Board of Review, USA 2001

Won
NBR Award
Best Actor
Billy Bob Thornton
For Monster's Ball and Bandits
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2002

3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2001

2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Cinematographer
Roger Deakins

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2002

Won
OFCS Award
Best Actor
Billy Bob Thornton
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins
Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Director
Joel Coen
Best Supporting Actor
Tony Shalhoub
Best Screenplay, Original
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2002

Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Billy Bob Thornton
Best Screenplay - Original
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins
Best Production Design
Dennis Gassner

Robert Festival 2003

Nominated
Robert
Best American Film (Årets amerikanske film)
Joel Coen (director)
Ethan Coen (director)

Russian Guild of Film Critics 2002

Won
Golden Aries
Best Foreign Actor
Billy Bob Thornton

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2001

Won
SDFCS Award
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins

Satellite Awards 2002

Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Cinematography
Roger Deakins

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2001

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Actor
Billy Bob Thornton
2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Original
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen

Writers Guild of America, USA 2002

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

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