Shadowlands
First screened in Summer 1996; most recently screened in July 2007
Director: Richard Attenborough. Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, Edward Hardwicke, Joseph Mazzello, John Wood, Peter Firth, James Frain, Peter Howell, Robert Flemyng, Toby Whithouse, Julian Fellowes. Screenplay: William Nicholson (based on his play).
Twitter Capsule: Not bad as Attenborough snoozes go, but that's the ceiling; Hopkins is touching but Winger too coarse at playing coarse

Photo © 1993 Savoy Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. C


Academy Award Nominations:
Best Actress: Debra Winger
Best Adapted Screenplay: William Nicholson

Other Awards:
Los Angeles Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Hopkins; also cited for The Remains of the Day)
National Board of Review: Best Actor (Hopkins; also cited for The Remains of the Day)
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best British Film; Best Actor (Hopkins)

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