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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2008

Nominated
Oscar
Best Achievement in Directing
Julian Schnabel
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Ronald Harwood
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
Best Achievement in Film Editing
Juliette Welfling

Golden Globes, USA 2008

Won
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Julian Schnabel
Best Foreign Language Film
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Ronald Harwood

BAFTA Awards 2008

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Ronald Harwood
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film Not in the English Language
Kathleen Kennedy
Jon Kilik
Julian Schnabel

AFI Awards, USA 2008

Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year
Kathleen Kennedy
Jon Kilik

THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY is a soaring cinematic achievement, one where the transportive ... More

THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY is a soaring cinematic achievement, one where the transportive nature of film takes us inside the mind of a paralyzed protagonist. Director Julian Schnabel astounds in his fusion of poetry, humor and profound humanity to examine the struggle from inside the mind as the character reaches for the impossible. Janusz Kaminski's brilliant cinematography illuminates the film's commanding point of view, visually enveloping the audience in the deeply emotional, but remarkably unsentimental screenplay by Ronald Harwood. Adapted from an extraordinary true story, the film challenges us to look into a mirror, appreciate the fragility of our own lives and marvel at the power of the mind.


AFI Fest 2007

Won
Audience Award
Best Feature Film
Julian Schnabel

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2007

Won
EDA Award
Best Film Editing
Juliette Welfling
Best Foreign Language Film
Julian Schnabel
France
Won
EDA Female Focus Award
This Year's Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Film Industry
Kathleen Kennedy
For Persepolis
For producing _The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)_ and Persepolis (2007).
Nominated
EDA Award
Best Picture
Kathleen Kennedy
Jon Kilik
Best Director
Julian Schnabel
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Ronald Harwood

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 2008

Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Janusz Kaminski

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards 2009

Nominated
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film, Not in the Spanish Language (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Julian Schnabel
France/USA.

Art Directors Guild 2008

Nominated
Excellence in Production Design Award
Contemporary Film
Michel Eric (production designer)
Laurent Ott (production designer)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2007

Won
BSFC Award
Best Director
Julian Schnabel
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
Best Foreign Language Film
France/USA.
2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Film
Best Screenplay
Ronald Harwood

British Independent Film Awards 2008

Nominated
British Independent Film Award
Best Foreign Independent Film

British Society of Cinematographers 2008

Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
Janusz Kaminski

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2008

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Julian Schnabel

Camerimage 2007

Won
Golden Frog
Main Competition
Janusz Kaminski

This film has advanced the art of cinematography and also takes the audience on a journey, one is ... More

This film has advanced the art of cinematography and also takes the audience on a journey, one is totally unprepared for. It's a film where the collaboration between the cinematographer and the director felt seamless. It's bold, audacious, and visually challenging. It allows to see an extraordinary part of human nature in a fresh and profound way. It's a very personal film whose photography was organic to the story - a story that expresses the trapped circumstances of an individual. The frame of composition and camera gives the feeling of being trapped - and yet it also gives a feeling of exhilaration and hope.


Cannes Film Festival 2007

Won
Best Director
Julian Schnabel
Won
Vulcain Prize for the Technical Artist
Janusz Kaminski
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Julian Schnabel

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2008

Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Picture

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2007

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
Best Foreign Language Film
France/USA.

Chlotrudis Awards 2008

Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ronald Harwood
Best Director
Julian Schnabel
Best Visual Design

Christopher Awards 2008

Won
Christopher Award
Feature Films
Julian Schnabel (director)
Ronald Harwood (screenwriter)
Kathleen Kennedy (producer)
Jon Kilik (producer)
Pierre Grunstein (executive producer)
Jim Lemley (executive producer)

CinEuphoria Awards 2010

Won
CinEuphoria
Best Director - International Competition
Julian Schnabel
Best Editing - International Competition
Juliette Welfling
Best Original Music - International Competition
Paul Cantelon
Top Ten of the Year - Audience Award
Julian Schnabel

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize 2009

Nominated
Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
Best Foreign-Language Film (Melhor Filme Estrangeiro)
Julian Schnabel

Cinemania Film Festival 2007

Won
Audience Award

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2008

Nominated
CDG Award
Excellence in Contemporary Film
Olivier Bériot

César Awards, France 2008

Won
César
Best Actor (Meilleur acteur)
Mathieu Amalric
Best Editing (Meilleur montage)
Juliette Welfling
Nominated
César
Best Film (Meilleur film)
Julian Schnabel (director)
Jérôme Seydoux (producer)
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
Julian Schnabel
Best Adapted Screenplay (Meilleure adaptation)
Ronald Harwood
Best Cinematography (Meilleure photographie)
Janusz Kaminski
Best Sound (Meilleur son)
Jean-Paul Mugel
Francis Wargnier
Dominique Gaborieau

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2007

Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Foreign-Language Film
2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
Tied with No Country for Old Men (2007).
Nominated
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Julian Schnabel

David di Donatello Awards 2008

Nominated
David
Best European Film (Miglior Film dell'Unione Europea)
Julian Schnabel

Detroit Film Critic Society, US 2007

Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Film
Best Actor
Mathieu Amalric
Best Director
Julian Schnabel

Directors Guild of America, USA 2008

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Julian Schnabel

Evening Standard British Film Awards 2008

Nominated
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Screenplay
Ronald Harwood

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards 2009

Won
FCCA Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Julian Schnabel

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2007

Won
FFCC Award
Best Foreign-Language Film

Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival 2007

Won
Jury Award
Best Film
Julian Schnabel

Golden Trailer Awards 2008

Won
Golden Trailer
Best Music

Guild of German Art House Cinemas 2008

Won
Guild Film Award - Gold
Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film)
Julian Schnabel

Hamptons International Film Festival 2007

Won
Feature Film Prize in Science and Technology
Julian Schnabel

Humanitas Prize 2008

Won
Humanitas Prize
Feature Film Category
Ronald Harwood
Tied with Nancy Oliver for Lars and the Real Girl (2007).

Independent Spirit Awards 2008

Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Director
Julian Schnabel
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
Nominated
Independent Spirit Award
Best Feature
Kathleen Kennedy
Jon Kilik
Best Screenplay
Ronald Harwood

International Cinephile Society Awards 2008

Won
ICS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Julian Schnabel
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ronald Harwood
2nd place
ICS Award
Best Film Not in the English Language
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
Best Ensemble

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 2008

Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best European Director (Regista del Miglior Film Europeo)
Julian Schnabel

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2007

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Director
Julian Schnabel
Best Foreign Film

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2007

Won
Sierra Award
Best Foreign Film

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2008

Nominated
ALFS Award
Screenwriter of the Year
Ronald Harwood
Foreign Language Film of the Year

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2007

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Foreign Film
Julian Schnabel
France/USA.
Best Director
Julian Schnabel

Lumiere Awards, France 2008

Won
Lumiere Award
Best Film (Meilleur film)
Julian Schnabel
Best Actor (Meilleur comédien)
Mathieu Amalric

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2008

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue & ADR in a Foreign Feature Film
Francis Wargnier (sound editor)
Cyrille Richard (dialogue editor)
Philippe Penot (foley artist)

National Board of Review, USA 2007

Won
NBR Award
Best Foreign Language Film
France/USA.

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2008

2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Film
Best Foreign Language Film
Best Director
Julian Schnabel
Tied with Ethan Coen and Joel Coen for No Country for Old Men (2007).
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Screenplay
Ronald Harwood

New York Film Critics, Online 2007

Won
NYFCO Award
Best Film
Tied with There Will Be Blood (2007).
Top Films of the Year

Online Film & Television Association 2008

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Foreign Language Film
France
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Director
Julian Schnabel
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Ronald Harwood
Best Film Editing
Juliette Welfling
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Olivier Afonso
Christian Gruau
Myriam Hottois
Benoît Lestang
Geoffroy Selley

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2008

Won
OFCS Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Director
Julian Schnabel
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Ronald Harwood
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski

PGA Awards 2008

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Kathleen Kennedy
Jon Kilik

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2007

Won
PFCS Award
Best Foreign Language Film

Polish Film Awards 2009

Won
Eagle
Best European Film (Najlepszy Film Europejski)
France

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2007

Won
SDFCS Award
Best Foreign Language Film

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2007

Won
SFFCC Award
Best Foreign-Language Film

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2007

Won
Audience Award
European Film
Julian Schnabel

Satellite Awards 2008

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Overall DVD

Satellite Awards 2007

Won
Auteur Award
Julian Schnabel
Won
Satellite Award
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2007

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Foreign Language Film

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2007

Won
SLFCA Award
Best Foreign Language Film
France
Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Film
Best Director
Julian Schnabel
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
Most Original, Innovative or Creative Film

Stockholm Film Festival 2007

Won
Best Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski

The Globes de Cristal Award 2008

Nominated
Globe de Cristal
Best Film (Meilleur film)
Julian Schnabel
Best Actor (Meilleur acteur)
Mathieu Amalric
For La question humaine

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2007

Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Foreign-Language Film

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2007

2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Non-English Language Film
France

Village Voice Film Poll 2007

Nominated
VVFP Award
Best Film
Julian Schnabel
Best Actor
Mathieu Amalric
Best Supporting Actor
Max von Sydow

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2007

Won
WAFCA Award
Best Foreign Language Film

Writers Guild of America, USA 2008

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ronald Harwood

Étoiles d'Or 2008

Won
Étoile d'Or
Best Actor (Premier rôle masculin)
Mathieu Amalric

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