Archive for the ‘1983’ Category

Fixing The Oscars – 1983

June 8, 2007

BEST ENGLISH-LANGUAGE PICTURE

WINNER: The Right Stuff

– Zelig
– Scarface
– The King of Comedy
– Koyaanisqatsi

BEST NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE PICTURE

WINNER: Danton

– De Vierde Man
– Nostalghia
– Carmen
– Sasame-yuki aka The Makioka Sisters

BEST ACTOR

WINNER: Robert De Niro (The King of Comedy)

Woody Allen (Zelig)
Eddie Murphy (Trading Places)
Michael Caine (Educating Rita)
Al Pacino (Scarface)

BEST ACTRESS

WINNER: Shirley MacLaine (Terms of Endearment)

– Jane Alexander (Testament)
– Renée Soutendijk (De Vierde Man)
– Barbra Streisand (Yentl)
– Jennifer Beals (Flashdance)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

WINNER: Jerry Lewis (The King of Comedy)

– Kevin Kline (The Pirates of Penzance)
– Mickey Rourke (Rumble Fish)
– Sam Shepard (The Right Stuff)
– Ed Harris (The Right Stuff)
– Jack Nicholson (Terms of Endearment)

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

WINNER: Greta Scacchi (Heat and Dust)

– Christine Hoyos (Carmen)
– Cher (Silkwood)
– Sandra Bernhard (The King of Comedy)
– Glenn Close (The Big Chill)

BEST DIRECTOR

WINNER: Philip Kaufman (The Right Stuff)

– Andrei Tarkovsky (Nostalghia)
– Wody Allen (Zelig)
– Carlos Saura (Carmen)
– Martin Scorsese (The King of Comedy)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

WINNER: Gordon Willis (Zelig)

– Caleb Deschanel (The Right Stuff)
– Ron Fricke (Koyaanisqatsi)
– Giuseppe Lanci (Nostalghia)
– Jan de Bont (De Vierde Man)
– John A. Alonzo (Scarface)

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

WINNER: Woody Allen (Zelig)

– Bill Forsyth (Local Hero)
– Paul D. Zimmerman (The King of Comedy)
– Andrey Tarkovsky & Tonino Guerra (Nostalghia)
– Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones & Michael Palin (The Meaning of Life)
– Gregory Nava & Anna Thomas (El Norte)

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Winner: Gerard Soeteman (The Fourth Man, from the novel De Vierde Man by Gerard Reve)

– Philip Kaufman (The Right Stuff, from the book by Tom Wolfe)
– Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown & Bob Clark (A Christmas Story, from the novel In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash by Shepherd)
– James L. Brooks (Terms of Endearment, from the novel by Larry McMurtry)
– Shohei Imamura (The Ballad of Narayama, from stories by Shichirô Fukazawa)

BEST FILM EDITING

WINNER: Susan E. Morse (Zelig)

– Glenn Farr & Lisa Fruchtman & Tom Rolf & Stephen A. Rotter & Douglas Stewart (The Right Stuff)
– Ron Fricke & Alton Walpole (Koyaanisqatsi)
– Jerry Greenberg & David Ray (Scarface)
– Bud S. Smith & Walt Mulconery (Flashdance)
– Barry Mulkin (Rumble Fish)
– Sean Barton & Marcia Lucas & Duwayne Dunham & Arthur Replola (Star Wars: Return of the Jedi)

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

WINNER: Philip Glass (Koyannisqatsi)

– Bill Conti (The Right Stuff)
– Loek Dikker (De Vierde Man)
– John Williams (Return Of The Jedi)
– Ryuichi Sakamoto (Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence)

BEST SONG

WINNER: Every Sperm Is Sacred (Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Dave Howard, Andre Jacquemin – The Meaning Of Life)

– Flashdance (What a Feeling) (Giorgio Moroder, Keith Forsey, Irene Cara – Flashdance)
– Maniac (Michael Sembello, Dennis Matkosky – Flashdance)
– Over You (Bobby Hart, Austin Roberts – Tender Mercies)
– Meaning Of Life (Eric Idle, John DuPrez – The Meaning Of Life)

BEST MUSICAL SCORING/ADAPTATION/SONG SCORE

WINNER: Michel Legrand, Marilyn & Alan Bergman (Yentl)

– Dick Hyman (Zelig)
– Giorgio Moroder, Pete Bellote, Michael Boddicker, Kim Carnes, Dennis Matkovsky, Michael Sembello etc. etc. etc. (Flashdance)
– Paco De Lucia, Thomas Schippers (Carmen)
– Graham Chapman, John Cleese, John DuPrez, Dave Howard, Eric Idle, Andre Jacquemin, Terry Jones, Michael Palin (Meaning Of Life)

BEST ART DIRECTION

WINNER: Geoffrey Kirkland & Richard Lawrence & W. Stewart Campbell & Peter Romero (The Right Stuff)

– Norman Reynolds & Fred Hole & James Schoppe (Star Wars: Return of the Jedi)
– Mel Bourne & Speed Hopkins & Leslie Bloom & Janet Rosenbloom (Zelig)
– Roland De Groot (The Fourth Man)
– Roy Walker & Leslie Tomkins (Yentl)

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

WINNER: Santo Loquasto (Zelig)

– Teresa Nieto (Carmen)
– Yvonne Sassinot de Nesle (Danton)
– Barbara Lane (Heat and Dust)
– Aggie Guerard Rodgers & Nilo Rodis-Jamero (Star Wars: Return of the Jedi)

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS

WINNER: Star Wars Episode VI: Return Of The Jedi

– Zelig
– The Right Stuff
– Videodrome
– Christine

BEST SHORT FILM

WINNER: Down to the Cellar

– Flamenco at 5:15
– Sundae in New York
– The Crimson Permanent Assurance
– Early Bird

TIED: Mickey’s Christmas Carol – 6