Mystic River
A 2003 NicksFlickPicks Honoree in One Category!
Director: Clint Eastwood. Cast: Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon, Tim Robbins, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurence Fishburne, Laura Linney, Thomas Guiry, Emmy Rossum, Kevin Chapman, Adam Nelson, Spencer Treat Clark, Jason Kelly, Cameron Bowen, Ari Graynor, Zabeth Russell, Kevin Conway, Eli Wallach. Screenplay: Brian Helgeland (based on the novel by Dennis Lehane).

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Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Clint Eastwood
Best Actor: Sean Penn
Best Supporting Actress: Marcia Gay Harden
Best Supporting Actor: Tim Robbins
Best Adapted Screenplay: Brian Helgeland

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Director: Clint Eastwood
Best Actor (Drama): Sean Penn
Best Supporting Actor: Tim Robbins
Best Screenplay: Brian Helgeland

Other Awards:
Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Robbins)
National Society of Film Critics: Best Director
National Board of Review: Best Picture; Best Actor (Penn; also cited for 21 Grams)
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Picture; Best Ensemble Cast
César Awards (French Oscars): Best Foreign-Language Film
Satellite Awards: Best Actor, Drama (Penn; also cited for 21 Grams); Best Adapted Screenplay

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