Election
Director: Alexander Payne. Cast: Matthew Broderick, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Klein, Phil Reeves, Jessica Campbell, Delaney Driscoll, Mark Harelik, Molly Hagan, Frankie Ingrassia, Matt Malloy, Colleen Camp, Holmes Osborne, Jeanine Jackson. Screenplay: Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor (from the novel by Tom Perrotta).

Not yet reviewed in full. B


Academy Award Nominations:
Best Adapted Screenplay: Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Actress (Musical/Comedy): Reese Witherspoon

Other Awards:
Writers Guild of America: Best Adapted Screenplay
Independent Spirit Awards: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Screenplay
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Screenplay
National Society of Film Critics: Best Actress (Witherspoon)
National Board of Review: Special Mention for Excellence in Filmmaking

Permalink Home 1999 ABC Blog E-Mail