Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of cinematographic art for their contribution to creation of movies.
Did You Know?
The violent clip from Mississippi Burning
(1988) shown during the reading the nominations for best actor in a leading role startled and disturbed Gene Hackman
and made him think long and hard about the portrayal of violence in his films, especially if scenes are shown out of context. As a direct result he passed on directing and starring in The Silence of the Lambs
(1991). See more
Written by Ray Evans
and Jay Livingston See more