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The Piano

Film (Trailer and Excerpts) – 1993

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Mature

1994 Academy Awards
Original Screenplay: Jane Campion
Best Leading Actress: Holly Hunter
Best Supporting Actress: Anna Paquin
Nominated for Best Picture, Director, Cinematography, Editing, & Costume Design

1994 Bafta Awards
Best Actress: Holly Hunter
Production Design: Andrew McAlpine
Costume Design: Janet Patterson
Nominated for Best Film, Director, Original Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Score, & Sound

1994 Golden Globes
Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama: Holly Hunter
Nominated for Best Drama, Director, Screenplay, Supporting Actress (Anna Paquin) and Original Score

1993 Cannes Film Festival
Winner of grand prize the Palme d’Or (shared with Chinese feature Farewell My Concubine) - the first female winner since the festival began in 1946
Best Actress: Holly Hunter

1993 Australian Film Institute Awards
Best Film
Director: Jane Campion
Original Screenplay: Jane Campion
Lead Actress: Holly Hunter
Lead Actor: Harvey Keitel
Cinematography: Stuart Dryburgh
Editing: Veronika Jenet
Production Design: Andrew McAlpine
Costume Design: Janet Patterson
Original Score: Michael Nyman
Sound: Lee Smith, Tony Johnson, Gethin Creagh, Peter Townend and Annabelle Sheehan
Nominated for Best Supporting Actor (Sam Neill) and Supporting Actress (Kerry Walker)

1994 Writers Guild of America
Best Original Screenplay: Jane Campion

1994 Independent Spirit Awards (United States)
Best Foreign Film

1994 Cesar Awards (France)
Best Foreign Film

1994 Producers Guild of America Awards
Most Promising Motion Picture Producer: Jan Chapman

1994 National Society of Film Critics Awards (United States)
Best Screenplay: Jane Campion
Best Actress: Holly Hunter

1994 London Critics Circle Film Awards
Film of the Year
Actress of the Year: Holly Hunter

1994 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
Best Director: Jane Campion
Screenplay: Jane Campion
Actor: Holly Hunter
Supporting Actress: Anna Paquin
Cinematography: Stuart Dryburgh

1994 New York Film Critics Circle Awards
Best Director: Jane Campion
Screenplay: Jane Campion
Actress: Holly Hunter

1994 Directors Guild of America
Nominated for Outstanding Motion Picture Director

1994 American Cinema Editors
Nominated for Best Editing

1994 American Society of Cinematographers
Nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography

1993 British Society of Cinematographers
Nominated for Best Cinematography

1993 National Board of Review (United States)
Best Actress: Holly Hunter

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