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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1984

Winner
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Robert Duvall
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Horton Foote
Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
Philip Hobel
Best Director
Bruce Beresford
Best Music, Original Song
Austin Roberts
Bobby Hart
For the song "Over You".

Golden Globes, USA 1984

Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Robert Duvall
Tied with Tom Courtenay for The Dresser (1983).
Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
Bruce Beresford
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Tess Harper
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Bobby Hart
Austin Roberts
Song: "Over You"

Cannes Film Festival 1983

Nominee
Palme d'Or
Bruce Beresford

David di Donatello Awards 1984

Nominee
David
Best Foreign Actor (Migliore Attore Straniero)
Robert Duvall

Directors Guild of America, USA 1984

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Bruce Beresford

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1983

Winner
KCFCC Award
Best Film
Tied with Terms of Endearment (1983).
Best Actor
Robert Duvall

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1983

Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
Robert Duvall
Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Bruce Beresford

National Board of Review, USA 1983

Winner
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1984

Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Robert Duvall

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1983

Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Robert Duvall

Writers Guild of America, USA 1984

Winner
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen
Horton Foote

Young Artist Awards 1984

Nominee
Young Artist Award
Best Young Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Allan Hubbard

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