Raiders of the Lost Ark
Director: Steven Spielberg. Cast: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies, Ronald Lacey, Denholm Elliott, Wolf Kahler, Vic Tablian, Alfred Molina, George Harris, Terry Richards. Screenplay: Lawrence Kasdan (based on a story by George Lucas and Philip Kaufman).

Photo © 1981 Paramount Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Steven Spielberg
Best Cinematography: Douglas Slocombe
Best Art Direction: Norman Reynolds; Leslie Dilley & Michael Ford
Best Film Editing: Michael Kahn
Best Original Score: John Williams
Best Sound: Bill Varney, Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker, and Roy Charman
Best Visual Effects: Richard Edlund, Kit West, Bruce Nicholson, and Joe Johnston
Special Achievement in Sound Effects Editing: Ben Burtt & Richard L. Anderson

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Director: Steven Spielberg

Other Awards:
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Director (Spielberg)
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Production Design

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