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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1990

Winner
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Tom Schulman
Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
Steven Haft
Paul Junger Witt
Tony Thomas
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Robin Williams
Best Director
Peter Weir

Golden Globes, USA 1990

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Director - Motion Picture
Peter Weir
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Robin Williams
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Tom Schulman

BAFTA Awards 1990

Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Steven Haft
Paul Junger Witt
Tony Thomas
Peter Weir
Best Original Film Score
Maurice Jarre
Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Robin Williams
Best Direction
Peter Weir
Best Editing
William M. Anderson
Best Screenplay - Original
Tom Schulman

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards 1991

Nominee
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Peter Weir
USA.

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards 1990

Winner
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
Maurice Jarre

Association of Polish Filmmakers Critics Awards 1990

Winner
Golden Reel
Best Foreign Film
Peter Weir (director)

British Society of Cinematographers 1989

Nominee
Best Cinematography Award
John Seale

Casting Society of America, USA 1990

Winner
Artios
Best Casting for Feature Film, Drama
Howard Feuer

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1990

Nominee
CFCA Award
Most Promising Actor
Robert Sean Leonard

César Awards, France 1991

Winner
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Peter Weir

David di Donatello Awards 1990

Winner
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Peter Weir
Nominee
David
Best Foreign Actor (Migliore Attore Straniero)
Robin Williams
Best Foreign Director (Migliore Regista Straniero)
Peter Weir

Directors Guild of America, USA 1990

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Peter Weir

Golden Ciak Awards 1990

Winner
Golden Ciak
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Peter Weir (director)

Golden Screen, Germany 1991

Winner
Golden Screen

Guild of German Art House Cinemas 1991

Winner
Guild Film Award - Gold
Foreign Film (Ausländischer Film)
Peter Weir

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 1990

Winner
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Peter Weir

Joseph Plateau Awards 1990

Winner
Joseph Plateau Award
Best Foreign Film

Jupiter Award 1990

Winner
Jupiter Award
Best International Actor
Robin Williams
Best International Film
Peter Weir

National Board of Review, USA 1989

Winner
NBR Award
Top Ten Films

Online Film & Television Association 2015

Winner
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Motion Picture

Political Film Society, USA 1990

Winner
PFS Award
Democracy

Warsaw International Film Festival 1990

Winner
Audience Award
Peter Weir

Writers Guild of America, USA 1990

Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen
Tom Schulman

Young Artist Awards 1990

Winner
Young Artist Award
Best Motion Picture - Drama

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