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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1960

Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
Henry Blanke
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Audrey Hepburn
Best Director
Fred Zinnemann
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Robert Anderson
Best Cinematography, Color
Franz Planer
Best Sound
George Groves (Warner Bros. SSD)
Best Film Editing
Walter Thompson
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
Franz Waxman

Golden Globes, USA 1960

Winner
Outstanding Merit
Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director
Fred Zinnemann
Best Actress - Drama
Audrey Hepburn
Best Supporting Actress
Edith Evans (as Dame Edith Evans)
Best Film Promoting International Understanding

BAFTA Awards 1960

Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best British Actress
Audrey Hepburn
USA.
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best British Actor
Peter Finch
USA.
Best British Actress
Peggy Ashcroft
USA.
Best Film from any Source
Fred Zinnemann
USA.
Nominee
UN Award
Fred Zinnemann
USA.

David di Donatello Awards 1960

Winner
David
Best Foreign Actress (Migliore Attrice Straniera)
Audrey Hepburn

Directors Guild of America, USA 1960

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Fred Zinnemann

Grammy Awards 1959

Nominee
Grammy
Best Soundtrack Album, Background Score - Motion Picture or Television
Franz Waxman

Laurel Awards 1960

Nominee
Golden Laurel
Top Drama
Top Female Dramatic Performance
Audrey Hepburn
Top Score
Franz Waxman

National Board of Review, USA 1959

Winner
NBR Award
Best Film
Best Director
Fred Zinnemann
Best Supporting Actress
Edith Evans
Top Ten Films

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1959

Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Fred Zinnemann
Best Actress
Audrey Hepburn

San Sebastián International Film Festival 1959

Winner
Golden Seashell
Fred Zinnemann
Winner
Zulueta Prize
Best Actress
Audrey Hepburn

Writers Guild of America, USA 1960

Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Drama
Robert Anderson

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