Winner '91:
First Saw It:
The Silence of the Lambs
May 1, 1991, at the Pentagon City Mall in Washington, DC... with my math-team coach!
Bridesmaids: Beauty and the Beast, Bugsy, JFK, The Prince of Tides
My Vote: JFK, though there are three sparkling choices available here
Overlooked: Paris Is Burning, Boyz N the Hood, Terminator 2: Judgment Day


The Silence of the Lambs
Director: Jonathan Demme. Cast: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Ted Levine, Scott Glenn, Brooke Smith, Anthony Heald, Kasi Lemmons, Frankie R. Faison, Diane Baker, Charles Napier, Chris Isaak, Daniel von Bargen, Stuart Rudin, Jeffrie Lane, Masha Skorobogatov. Screenplay: Ted Tally.

Photo © 1991 Orion Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. A–


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Jonathan Demme
Best Actress: Jodie Foster
Best Actor: Anthony Hopkins
Best Adapted Screenplay: Ted Tally
Best Film Editing: Craig McKay
Best Sound: Tom Fleischman & Christopher Newman

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Director: Jonathan Demme
Best Actress (Drama): Jodie Foster
Best Actor (Drama): Anthony Hopkins
Best Screenplay: Ted Tally

Other Awards:
Berlin Film Festival: Best Director (tie)
Producers Guild of America: Best Picture
Directors Guild of America: Best Director
Writers Guild of America: Best Adapted Screenplay
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actress (Foster); Best Actor (Hopkins)
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Supporting Actor (Hopkins); Best Cinematography
National Board of Review: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Supporting Actor (Hopkins)
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Actress (Foster); Best Actor (Hopkins)

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