• Nominated to 8 Oscars
    • Best film
    • Best director
    • Best actor (John Hurt)
    • Best adapted screenplay (Eric Bergren, Christopher DeVore and David Lynch)
    • Best art direction (Stuart Craig, Bob Cartwright; Set Decoration: Hugh Scaife)
    • Best soundtrack (John Morris)
    • Best costume design (Patricia Norris)
    • Best editing (Anne V. Coates)
  • Winner of the “Best Cinematography Award” of the “British Society of Cinematographers”



  • Winner of 3 BAFTA Film Award, of the “British Academy Awards”
    • Best film
    • Best actor (John Hurt)
    • Best art direction (Stuart Craig)
  • Nominated for others 4 BAFTA Film Award of the “British Academy Awards”
    • Best cinematography (Freddie Francis)
    • Best editing (Anne V. Coates)
    • Best screenplay (Eric Bergren, Christopher De Vore and David Lynch)
  • Winner of the “Grand Prize” in the “Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival”
  • Nominated to 4 Golden Globes
    • Best director
    • Best dramatic film
    • Best dramatic actor (John Hurt)
    • Best screenplay (Eric Bergren and Christopher De Vore)
  • Nominated for a WGA Screen Award of the “Writers Guild of America” as best dramatic film adapted (Eric Bergren, Christopher De Vore and David Lynch)



  • Winner of a César of the French Academy for best film Foreing.
  • Winner of the critics award of the French Union of film to best foreign film critics.

Extracted from IMDB