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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2004 Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
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Best Director
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
1999 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
The Truman Show (1998)
1991 Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Green Card (1990)
1990 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
Dead Poets Society (1989)
1986 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
Witness (1985)

Golden Globes, USA

2004 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
1999 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
The Truman Show (1998)
1990 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Dead Poets Society (1989)
1986 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Witness (1985)

BAFTA Awards

2004 Winner
David Lean Award for Direction
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
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1999 Winner
David Lean Award for Direction
The Truman Show (1998)
1992 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Screenplay - Original
Green Card (1990)
1990 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Dead Poets Society (1989)
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Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
Dead Poets Society (1989)
1986 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Witness (1985)
Shared with:

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1999 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
The Truman Show (1998)
1980 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Director
The Last Wave (1977)

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards

1991 Nominee
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Dead Poets Society (1989)
USA.

Association of Polish Filmmakers Critics Awards

1990 Winner
Golden Reel
Best Foreign Film
Dead Poets Society (1989)

Australian Directors Guild

2001 Winner
Outstanding Achievement Award

Australian Film Institute

1999 Nominee
Best Foreign Film Award
The Truman Show (1998)
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1990 Winner
Raymond Longford Award
1983 Nominee
AFI Award
Best Director
The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
Best Screenplay, Adapted
The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
Shared with:
Jury Award
The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
1981 Winner
AFI Award
Best Director
Gallipoli (1981)
1978 Nominee
AFI Award
Best Director
The Last Wave (1977)
Best Screenplay, Original
The Last Wave (1977)
Shared with:
1976 Nominee
AFI Award
Best Direction
Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

Australian Screen Directors' Association

2001 Winner
Outstanding Achievement Award

Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival

1978 Winner
Special Jury Award
The Last Wave (1977)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

1998 Nominee
ACCA
Best Director
The Truman Show (1998)

BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards

2003 Winner
Britannia Award
Artistic Excellence

Berlin International Film Festival

1994 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Fearless (1993)

Blue Ribbon Awards

1986 Winner
Blue Ribbon Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Witness (1985)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Winner
Passion in Film Award

Camerimage

2003 Winner
Cinematographer-Director Duo Award
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Cannes Film Festival

1983 Nominee
Palme d'Or
The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2004 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Director
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
1999 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Director
The Truman Show (1998)

Chicago International Film Festival

1974 Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
The Cars That Ate Paris (1974)

CinEuphoria Awards

2012 Winner
CinEuphoria
Top Ten of the Year - Audience Award
The Way Back (2010)
Freedom of Expression - Honorary Award
The Way Back (2010)
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César Awards, France

1991 Winner
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Dead Poets Society (1989)

David di Donatello Awards

2004 Nominee
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
1990 Winner
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Dead Poets Society (1989)
Nominee
David
Best Foreign Director (Migliore Regista Straniero)
Dead Poets Society (1989)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2004 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
1999 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Truman Show (1998)
1990 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Dead Poets Society (1989)
1986 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Witness (1985)

Empire Awards, UK

2004 Nominee
Empire Award
Best Director
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

European Film Awards

1998 Winner
Screen International Award
The Truman Show (1998)
USA

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

1999 Winner
FFCC Award
Best Director
The Truman Show (1998)

Fotogramas de Plata

1999 Winner
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
The Truman Show (1998)

Gold Derby Awards

2011 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Life Achievement (Other)
2010 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Life Achievement (Other)
2004 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Director
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

Golden Ciak Awards

1990 Winner
Golden Ciak
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Dead Poets Society (1989)

Guild of German Art House Cinemas

1991 Winner
Guild Film Award - Gold
Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film)
Dead Poets Society (1989)

Hamburg Film Festival

1998 Winner
Douglas Sirk Award

Hochi Film Awards

1985 Winner
Hochi Film Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Witness (1985)

Hugo Awards

1999 Winner
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
The Truman Show (1998)
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International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2004 Nominee
INOCA
Best Director
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
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Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1999 Nominee
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
The Truman Show (1998)
1990 Winner
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Dead Poets Society (1989)

Jupiter Award

1990 Winner
Jupiter Award
Best International Film
Dead Poets Society (1989)

Kinema Junpo Awards

1986 Winner
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Witness (1985)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Director
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2004 Winner
ALFS Award
Screenwriter of the Year
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
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Nominee
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
1999 Winner
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
The Truman Show (1998)

Online Film & Television Association

2004 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Director
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
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1999 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Director
The Truman Show (1998)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

1999 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Director
The Truman Show (1998)

PGA Awards

2004 Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
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Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Nominee
PFCS Award
Best Director
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
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Robert Festival

1999 Winner
Robert
Best American Film (Årets amerikanske film)
The Truman Show (1998)

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

2018 Winner
Honorary Grand Prize

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

1999 Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Director
The Truman Show (1998)

Taormina International Film Festival

2000 Winner
Taormina Arte Award
1976 Winner
Golden Charybdis
Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

Telluride Film Festival, US

2010 Winner
Silver Medallion Award

USC Scripter Award

2004 Nominee
USC Scripter Award
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
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Valladolid International Film Festival

1998 Nominee
Golden Spike
The Truman Show (1998)

Warsaw International Film Festival

1990 Winner
Audience Award
Dead Poets Society (1989)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2003 Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Director
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
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Writers Guild of America, USA

1991 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Green Card (1990)
1984 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium
The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
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