Movie Awards And Nominations For The Truman Show
Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) is the star of his own reality television show in the movie The Truman Show. Truman’s reality show is a bit different however because he has no idea he is part of the show. Truman’s life and surroundings are completely scripted, down to the weather, which is controlled within the dome that covers his city. Every day viewers tune in to see what will happen in Truman’s life as they have since Truman’s birth, which started the show. Now that Truman is an adult he starts putting together the pieces of his world and discovers that things are not quite as they seem. Truman is hungry to explore the world outside of his city but his wife Meryl (Laura Linney), as well as his other friends, are instructed to talk him out of leaving. Truman’s curiosity and passion to explore get the better of him and he demands his freedom. Truman finally discovers what is truly important which is portrayed beautifully in the final scene of the film.
Not only was the story impressive, The Truman Show movie cast and crew did an amazing job. The team was well decorated with movie awards and nominations. Below is a list of just some of the amazing awards that The Truman Show won from the various film agencies.
1999 – Won – ALFS Award – Director of the Year – Peter Weir
1999 – Won – ALFS Award – Screenwriter of the Year – Andrew Niccol
1999 – Won – ASCAP Award – Top Box Office Films – Burkhard von Dallwitz
1999 – Won – ASCAP Award – Top Box Office Films – Philip Glass
1999 – Won – BAFTA Film Award – Best Production Design – Dennis Gassner
1999 – Won – BAFTA Film Award – Best Screenplay – Original – Andrew Niccol
1999 – Won – Blockbuster Entertainment Award – Favorite Supporting Actor – Drama – Ed Harris
1999 – Won – CFCA Award – Best Original Score – Burkhard von Dallwitz
1999 – Won – David Lean Award for Direction – Director – Peter Weir
1999 – Won – Golden Globe – Best Original Score – Motion Picture – Burkhard von Dallwitz , Philip Glass
1999 – Won – Golden Globe – Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama – Jim Carrey
1999 – Won – Golden Globe – Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture – Ed Harris
1999 – Won – MTV Movie Award – Best Male Performance – Jim Carrey
1999 – Won – Saturn Award – Best Fantasy Film – The Truman Show
1999 – Won – Saturn Award – Best Writer – Andrew Niccol
Along with these wins The Truman Show also received over thirty nominations as well. If you want to learn more about this great film check out The Truman Show movie review.
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