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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1998

Nominated
Oscar
Best Director
Atom Egoyan
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Atom Egoyan

Atlantic Film Festival 1997

Won
Canadian Award
Best Canadian Film or Video over 60 Minutes
Atom Egoyan
For The Hanging Garden
Best Canadian Film or Video over 60 Minutes
Thom Fitzgerald
For The Hanging Garden

Awards Circuit Community Awards 1997

Nominated
Honorable Mentions (The Next Ten Best Picture Contenders)
Honorable Mentions

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1997

Won
BSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Sarah Polley
Nominated
BSFC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Atom Egoyan
Best Cinematography
Paul Sarossy

Cannes Film Festival 1997

Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Atom Egoyan
Won
Grand Prize of the Jury
Atom Egoyan
Won
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Atom Egoyan
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Atom Egoyan

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Sarah Polley
Best Actor
Ian Holm
Best Picture
Best Director
Atom Egoyan
Most Promising Actress
Sarah Polley
Best Screenplay
Atom Egoyan
Best Original Score
Mychael Danna

Chlotrudis Awards 1998

Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Actress
Sarah Polley
Best Director
Atom Egoyan
Best Movie

Csapnivalo Awards 2000

Won
Golden Slate
Best Cinematography
Paul Sarossy
Nominated
Golden Slate
Best Original Score
Mychael Danna
Best Movie

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Nominated
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards 1999

Nominated
FCCA Award
Best Foreign Film

Film Independent Spirit Awards 1998

Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Atom Egoyan
Canada.

Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival 1997

Won
Jury Award
Best Film
Atom Egoyan
Tied with Ma Vie en Rose (1997).

Genie Awards 1997

Won
Genie
Best Motion Picture
Atom Egoyan
Camelia Frieberg
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Ian Holm
Best Achievement in Direction
Atom Egoyan
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Paul Sarossy
Best Music Score
Mychael Danna
Best Overall Sound
Daniel Pellerin
Keith Elliott
Peter Kelly
Ross Redfern
Best Sound Editing
Steve Munro
Sue Conley
Goro Koyama
Andy Malcolm
David Drainie Taylor
Nominated
Genie
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Sarah Polley
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Gabrielle Rose
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Bruce Greenwood
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Tom McCamus
Best Screenplay
Atom Egoyan
Best Achievement in Film Editing
Susan Shipton
Best Achievement in Art Direction/Production Design
Phillip Barker
Patricia Cuccia
Best Achievement in Costume Design
Beth Pasternak
Best Original Song
Mychael Danna
Sarah Polley
For the song "The Sweet Hereafter".

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 1997

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Actor
Ian Holm

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1997

Nominated
LAFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Atom Egoyan
Best Cinematography
Paul Sarossy

National Board of Review, USA 1997

Won
NBR Award
Best Acting by an Ensemble
Ian Holm
Caerthan Banks
Sarah Polley
Tom McCamus
Gabrielle Rose
Alberta Watson
Maury Chaykin
Stephanie Morgenstern
Top Ten Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1998

Nominated
NSFC Award
Best Film
Best Actor
Ian Holm
Tied with Dustin Hoffman for Wag the Dog (1997) and Al Pacino for Donnie Brasco (1997) in 3rd place.
Best Supporting Actress
Sarah Polley
Best Director
Atom Egoyan
Best Screenplay
Atom Egoyan

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1997

Nominated
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Ian Holm
Best Director
Atom Egoyan
Best Film

Online Film & Television Association 1998

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Canadian Film
Atom Egoyan
Camelia Frieberg
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Picture
Atom Egoyan
Camelia Frieberg
Best Actor
Ian Holm
Best Drama Picture
Atom Egoyan
Camelia Frieberg
Best Drama Actor
Ian Holm
Best Director
Atom Egoyan

Online Film Critics Society Awards 1998

Won
OFCS Award
Top Ten Films of the Year
3rd place
Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
Ian Holm

Sant Jordi Awards 1999

Won
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Atom Egoyan

Satellite Awards 1998

Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Atom Egoyan

Society of Texas Film Critics Awards 1997

Won
STFC Award
Best Film
Best Director
Atom Egoyan
Nominated
STFC Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Atom Egoyan

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Nominated
SEFCA Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Atom Egoyan
Best Picture
6th place

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 1998

Won
TFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Canadian Film
Best Performance, Male
Ian Holm
Best Director
Atom Egoyan
Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Performance, Female
Sarah Polley

Toronto International Film Festival 1997

Won
Best Canadian Feature Film
Atom Egoyan
Tied with The Hanging Garden (1997).

USC Scripter Award 1998

Nominated
USC Scripter Award
Russell Banks (author)
Atom Egoyan (screenplay)

Valladolid International Film Festival 1997

Won
Best Director of Photography
Paul Sarossy
For Affliction
Won
Golden Spike
Atom Egoyan
Won
Youth Jury Award
Competition
Atom Egoyan

Writers Guild of Canada 1998

Won
WGC Award
Atom Egoyan

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