The English Patient

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Year:
1997
Running time:
162 minutes
Studio:
Miramax
Territory:
Worldwide
Directed by:
Anthony Minghella
Starring:
Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe
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Description

At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.

Genre

Drama

Awards

Academy Awards:

  • Best Picture
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Juliette Binoche 
  • Best Director - Anthony Minghella 
  • Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Film Editing
  • Best Music, Original Dramatic Score
  • Best Sound

BAFTA Awards:

  • Best Film
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Juliette Binoche 
  • Best Screenplay - Adapted
  • Best Editing
  • Best Cinematography
  • Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music