Nominees & Winners for the 57th Academy Awards

Sally Field

Actor in a Leading Role

  • F. Murray Abraham in “Amadeus”
  • Jeff Bridges in “Starman”
  • Albert Finney in “Under the Volcano”
  • Tom Hulce in “Amadeus”
  • Sam Waterston in “The Killing Fields”

Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Adolph Caesar in “A Soldier’s Story”
  • John Malkovich in “Places in the Heart”
  • Noriyuki “Pat” Morita in “The Karate Kid”
  • Haing S. Ngor in “The Killing Fields”
  • Ralph Richardson in “Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes”

Actress in a Leading Role

  • Judy Davis in “A Passage to India”
  • Sally Field in “Places in the Heart”
  • Jessica Lange in “Country”
  • Vanessa Redgrave in “The Bostonians”
  • Sissy Spacek in “The River”

Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Peggy Ashcroft in “A Passage to India”
  • Glenn Close in “The Natural”
  • Lindsay Crouse in “Places in the Heart”
  • Christine Lahti in “Swing Shift”
  • Geraldine Page in “The Pope of Greenwich Village”

Art Direction

  • Amadeus Art Direction: Patrizia Von Brandenstein; Set Decoration: Karel Cerny
  • The Cotton Club” Art Direction: Richard Sylbert; Set Decoration: George Gaines, Les Bloom
  • The Natural” Art Direction: Angelo Graham, Mel Bourne, James J. Murakami, Speed Hopkins; Set Decoration: Bruce Weintraub
  • A Passage to India” Art Direction: John Box, Leslie Tomkins; Set Decoration: Hugh Scaife
  • 2010” Art Direction: Albert Brenner; Set Decoration: Rick Simpson


  • Amadeus” Miroslav Ondricek
  • The Killing Fields Chris Menges
  • The Natural” Caleb Deschanel
  • A Passage to India” Ernest Day
  • The River” Vilmos Zsigmond

Costume Design

  • Amadeus Theodor Pistek
  • The Bostonians” Jenny Beavan, John Bright
  • A Passage to India” Judy Moorcroft
  • Places in the Heart” Ann Roth
  • 2010” Patricia Norris


  • Amadeus Milos Forman
  • Broadway Danny Rose” Woody Allen
  • The Killing Fields” Roland JoffĂ©
  • A Passage to India” David Lean
  • Places in the Heart” Robert Benton

Documentary (Feature)

  • High Schools” Charles Guggenheim and Nancy Sloss, Producers
  • In the Name of the People” Alex W. Drehsler and Frank Christopher, Producers
  • Marlene” Karel Dirka and Zev Braun, Producers
  • Streetwise” Cheryl McCall, Producer
  • The Times of Harvey Milk Robert Epstein and Richard Schmiechen, Producers

Documentary (Short Subject)

  • The Children of Soong Ching Ling” Gary Bush and Paul T.K. Lin, Producers
  • Code Gray: Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing” Ben Achtenberg and Joan Sawyer, Producers
  • The Garden of Eden” Lawrence R. Hott and Roger M. Sherman, Producers
  • Recollections of Pavlovsk” Irina Kalinina, Producer
  • The Stone Carvers Marjorie Hunt and Paul Wagner, Producers

Film Editing

  • Amadeus” Nena Danevic, Michael Chandler
  • The Cotton Club” Barry Malkin, Robert Q. Lovett
  • The Killing Fields Jim Clark
  • A Passage to India” David Lean
  • Romancing the Stone” Donn Cambern, Frank Morriss

Foreign Language Film

  • Beyond the Walls” Israel
  • Camila” Argentina
  • Dangerous Moves Switzerland
  • Double Feature” Spain
  • Wartime Romance” Union of Soviet Socialist Republics


  • Amadeus Paul LeBlanc, Dick Smith
  • Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes” Rick Baker, Paul Engelen
  • 2010” Michael Westmore

Music (Original Score)

  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” John Williams
  • The Natural” Randy Newman
  • A Passage to India Maurice Jarre
  • The River” John Williams
  • Under the Volcano” Alex North

Music (Original Song Score)

  • The Muppets Take Manhattan” Jeff Moss
  • Purple Rain Prince
  • Songwriter” Kris Kristofferson

Music (Original Song)

  • Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)” from “Against All Odds” Music and Lyric by Phil Collins
  • Footloose” from “Footloose” Music and Lyric by Kenny Loggins and Dean Pitchford
  • Ghostbusters” from “Ghostbusters” Music and Lyric by Ray Parker, Jr.
  • I Just Called To Say I Love You from “The Woman in Red” Music and Lyric by Stevie Wonder
  • Let’s Hear It for the Boy” from “Footloose” Music and Lyric by Tom Snow and Dean Pitchford

Best Picture

  • Amadeus Saul Zaentz, Producer
  • The Killing Fields” David Puttnam, Producer
  • A Passage to India” John Brabourne and Richard Goodwin, Producers
  • Places in the Heart” Arlene Donovan, Producer
  • A Soldier’s Story” Norman Jewison, Ronald L. Schwary and Patrick Palmer, Producers

Short Film (Animated)

  • Charade Jon Minnis, Producer
  • Doctor De Soto” Morton Schindel and Michael Sporn, Producers
  • Paradise” Ishu Patel, Producer

Short Film (Live Action)

  • The Painted Door” Michael MacMillan and Janice L. Platt, Producers
  • Tales of Meeting and Parting” Sharon Oreck and Lesli Linka Glatter, Producers
  • Up Mike Hoover, Producer


  • Amadeus Mark Berger, Tom Scott, Todd Boekelheide, Chris Newman
  • Dune” Bill Varney, Steve Maslow, Kevin O’Connell, Nelson Stoll
  • A Passage to India” Graham V. Hartstone, Nicolas Le Messurier, Michael A. Carter, John Mitchell
  • The River” Nick Alphin, Robert Thirlwell, Richard Portman, David Ronne
  • 2010” Michael J. Kohut, Aaron Rochin, Carlos De Larios, Gene S. Cantamessa

Visual Effects

  • Ghostbusters” Richard Edlund, John Bruno, Mark Vargo, Chuck Gaspar
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Dennis Muren, Michael McAlister, Lorne Peterson, George Gibbs
  • 2010” Richard Edlund, Neil Krepela, George Jenson, Mark Stetson

Writing (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium)

  • Amadeus Peter Shaffer
  • Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes” P.H. Vazak, Michael Austin
  • The Killing Fields” Bruce Robinson
  • A Passage to India” David Lean
  • A Soldier’s Story” Charles Fuller

Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)

  • Beverly Hills Cop” Screenplay by Daniel Petrie, Jr.; Story by Danilo Bach, Daniel Petrie, Jr.
  • Broadway Danny Rose” Woody Allen
  • El Norte” Gregory Nava, Anna Thomas
  • Places in the Heart Robert Benton
  • Splash” Screenplay by Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Bruce Jay Friedman; Screen Story by Bruce Jay Friedman; Based on a story by Brian Grazer

  • Star indicates a win.
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