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THE ENGLISH PATIENT (Drama)
PRODUCER: Saul Zaentz

ABOUT THE FILM

Following a horrible plane crash, a British pilot (Ralph Fiennes) is nursed back to health by a sympathetic nurse (Kristin Scott Thomas).

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DIRECTED BY:

Anthony Minghella (who also won for Director)

THE CAST INCLUDES

Ralph Fiennes
(SCHINDLER'S LIST, STRANGE DAYS, QUIZ SHOW)

Kristin Scott Thomas (ANGELS AND INSECTS, THE HORSE WHISPERER)

Juliette Binoche / Oscared for Supporting Actress (A COUCH IN NEW YORK)

ABOUT THE PRODUCER

Although Saul Zaentz has only made about seven movies in 20 years, they've included such Oscar winning gems as "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest," and "Amadeus." Zaentz also received the Thalberg Award in 1996.

NOTES & TRIVA

Colin Welland received the Screenplay Oscar.

Milena Canonero won the Oscar for Best Costumes; while Vangelis won for Original Music Score.

OTHER NOMINATIONS

Director (*)
Actor
Actress
Supporting Actress (*)
Cinematography (*)
Editing (*)
Original Score (*)
Art Direction (*)
Costume Design (*)
Sound (*)
Set Decoration (*)
Writing (based on other materials)
Music (original dramatic score) (*)


OTHER "BEST PICTURE" NOMINATIONS

FARGO
JERRY MCGUIRE
SECRETS & LIES
SHINE

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