Thursday, July 29

All 1981 Film Awards

Click through each award to see the full list of nominees and winners!

Cannes Film Festival – Grand Prize of the Jury

Light Years Away Alain Tanner

Light Years Away

Alain Tanner

Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or

Man of Iron Andrzej Wajda

Man of Iron

Andrzej Wajda

DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film

Ordinary People Robert Redford

Ordinary People

Robert Redford

Golden Globe Awards – Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical

Coal Miner's Daughter

Coal Miner’s Daughter

Golden Globe Awards – Best Motion Picture – Drama

Ordinary People

Ordinary People

Golden Globe Awards – Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language

Tess

Tess

LAFCA Award – Best Foreign Film

Pixote Hector Babenco

Pixote

Hector Babenco

LAFCA Award – Best Picture

Atlantic City

Atlantic City

National Board of Review – Best Film

Chariots of Fire

Chariots of Fire

National Board of Review – Best Film

Reds

Reds

New York Film Critics Circle Awards – Best Film

Reds

Reds

New York Film Critics Circle Awards – Best Foreign Language Film

Pixote

Pixote

Academy Awards – Best Picture

Ordinary People Ronald L. Schwary

Ordinary People

Ronald L. Schwary

Academy Awards – International Feature Film

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears null

Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears

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Venice Film Festival – Golden Lion – Best Film

Marianne & Juliane Margarethe von Trotta

Marianne & Juliane

Margarethe von Trotta

Venice Film Festival – Silver Lion – Grand Jury Prize

Sweet Dreams Nanni Moretti

Sweet Dreams

Nanni Moretti

Venice Film Festival – Silver Lion – Grand Jury Prize

They Don't Wear Black Tie Leon Hirszman

They Don’t Wear Black Tie

Leon Hirszman

Writers Guild of America Awards – Best Adapted Screenplay

Ordinary People Alvin Sargent

Ordinary People

Alvin Sargent

Writers Guild of America Awards – Best Original Screenplay

Melvin and Howard Bo Goldman

Melvin and Howard

Bo Goldman