Away from Her Poster

(2006)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2008

Nominee
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Julie Christie
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Sarah Polley

Golden Globes, USA 2008

Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Julie Christie

BAFTA Awards 2008

Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Leading Actress
Julie Christie

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2008

Winner
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Julie Christie

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards 2008

Winner
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie
Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Supporting Actress
Olympia Dukakis

ACTRA Awards 2007

Winner
ACTRA Toronto Award
Outstanding Performance - Male
Gordon Pinsent
Nominee
ACTRA Toronto Award
Outstanding Performance - Female
Kristen Thomson (actor)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2007

Winner
EDA Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Sarah Polley
Winner
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Director
Sarah Polley
Women's Image Award
Sarah Polley
Actress Defying Age and Ageism
Julie Christie
Winner
EDA Special Mention Award
Bravest Performance Award
Julie Christie
Best Leap from Actress to Director
Sarah Polley
Nominee
EDA Award
Best Director
Sarah Polley
Nominee
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Screenwriter
Sarah Polley
Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Film Industry
Sarah Polley
For directing, writing, and producing Away from Her (2006).

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2007

Nominee
BSFC Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2008

Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie

Casting Society of America, USA 2007

Nominee
Artios
Best Independent Feature Film Casting
John Buchan

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2008

Winner
COFCA Award
Breakthrough Film Artist
Sarah Polley
For directing and writing.

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2007

Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie
Most Promising Filmmaker
Sarah Polley

Chlotrudis Awards 2008

Winner
Chlotrudis Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Sarah Polley
Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actor
Gordon Pinsent
Best Actress
Julie Christie
Best Director
Sarah Polley

Cinéfest Sudbury 2006

Winner
Best Canadian First Feature
Sarah Polley (director)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2007

Winner
DFWFCA Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie

Detroit Film Critics Society, US 2007

Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie
Best Newcomer
Sarah Polley
(writer/director)

Directors Guild of Canada 2007

Winner
DGC Craft Award
Direction - Feature Film
Sarah Polley
Picture Editing - Feature Film
David Wharnsby
Winner
DGC Team Award
Feature Film
Sarah Polley (writer/director)
Daniel J. Murphy (1st asst director)
Alan McKenna (2nd asst. director)
Ben Marrello (3rd asst. director)
Ted Miller (production manager)
Doug Gillespie (production accountant)
David Wharnsby (picture editor)
Ed Goldin (first general accountant)
Jeff Nelson (location manager)
Randy Morgan (assistant location manager)
Benno Tutter (art director)
Kathy Choi (sound editor)
Chuck Kahn (first assistant picture editor)
David McCallum (supervising dialogue editor)
Sue Conley (dialogue editor)
David Rose (sound effects editor)
Kathleen Climie (production designer)
Jane Tattersall (sound designer)
Barry Gilmore (dialogue editor)
Nominee
DGC Craft Award
Production Design - Feature Film
Kathleen Climie
Sound Editing - Feature Film
Jane Tattersall
Barry Gilmore
Kathy Choi
David McCallum
Sue Conley
David Rose

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards 2007

Winner
DFCC
Best Actress
Julie Christie

Evening Standard British Film Awards 2008

Nominee
Evening Standard British Film Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie

Genie Awards 2008

Winner
Claude Jutra Award
Sarah Polley
Winner
Genie
Best Motion Picture
Daniel Iron
Simone Urdl
Jennifer Weiss
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Gordon Pinsent
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Julie Christie
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Kristen Thomson
Best Achievement in Direction
Sarah Polley
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Sarah Polley
Nominee
Genie
Best Achievement in Editing
David Wharnsby

Gold Derby Awards 2008

Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Lead Actress
Julie Christie
As Fiona Anderson
Lead Actor
Gordon Pinsent
As Grant Anderson
Adapted Screenplay
Sarah Polley

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2008

Winner
HFCS Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2007

Winner
ICP Award
Best First Feature
Sarah Polley
Nominee
ICP Award
Best Lead Performance
Julie Christie
3rd place.

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) 2008

Nominee
INOCA
Best Actress
Julie Christie

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2008

Winner
IFC Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2008

Winner
ALFS Award
British Actress of the Year
Julie Christie

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2007

Winner
New Generation Award
Sarah Polley

National Board of Review, USA 2007

Winner
NBR Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie
Top Independent Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2008

Winner
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2007

Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie
Best First Film
Sarah Polley

New York Film Critics, Online 2007

Winner
NYFCO Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie
Best Debut as Director
Sarah Polley

Online Film & Television Association 2008

Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie
Best First Feature
Sarah Polley
Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Gordon Pinsent
Best First Screenplay
Sarah Polley

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2008

Winner
OFCS Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie
Best Breakthrough Filmmaker
Sarah Polley

Pacific Meridian International Film Festival of Asia Pacific Countries 2007

Winner
Special Award from Festival Main Partner
Olympia Dukakis

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2007

Winner
PFCS Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Julie Christie
Breakthrough Behind the Camera
Sarah Polley

Portland International Film Festival 2007

Winner
Audience Award
Sarah Polley

Robert Festival 2009

Nominee
Robert
Best Non-American Film (Årets ikke-amerikanske film)
Sarah Polley

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2007

Winner
SDFCS Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2007

Winner
SFFCC Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie
Best Adapted Screenplay
Sarah Polley

Sarasota Film Festival 2007

Winner
Audience Award
Best in World Cinema
Sarah Polley

Satellite Awards 2007

Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
Julie Christie
Best Motion Picture, Drama
Best Director
Sarah Polley
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Sarah Polley

Sedona International Film Festival 2007

Winner
Excellence in Filmmaking
Sarah Polley
A premium of USD 7,000.

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2007

Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2007

Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie

São Paulo International Film Festival 2007

Nominee
International Jury Award
Best Feature Film
Sarah Polley

Taipei Film Festival 2007

Nominee
International New Talent Competition - Grand Prize
Sarah Polley

Torino Film Festival 2007

Winner
Holden Award for Best Script - Special Mention
Sarah Polley
Nominee
Prize of the City of Torino
Best Feature Film
Sarah Polley

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2007

Winner
TFCA Award
Best Performance, Female
Julie Christie
Tied with Ellen Page for Juno (2007).
Best First Feature
Sarah Polley
Best Canadian Film
Nominee
TFCA Award
Best Performance, Male
Gordon Pinsent

Village Voice Film Poll 2007

Winner
VVFP Award
Best First Feature
Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Actor
Gordon Pinsent
10th place. Tied with Chris Cooper for Breach (2007).
Best Actress
Julie Christie
2nd place.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2007

Winner
WAFCA Award
Best Actress
Julie Christie

Women Film Critics Circle Awards 2007

Winner
WFCC Award
Best Movie by a Woman
Sarah Polley
Tied with Kasi Lemmons for Talk to Me (2007).
Best Equality of the Sexes
Tied with Becoming Jane (2007).

Writers Guild of Canada 2007

Winner
WGC Award
Feature Film
Sarah Polley

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