The Bloomies for 2003

English Language Films
Foreign Films

The Lord of the Rings:  The Return of the King  (Jackson)
House of Sand and Fog (Perelman)
Whale Rider (Caro)
The Magdalene Sisters (Mullan)
Swimming Pool (Ozon)
The Quiet American (Noyce)*
21 Grams (Inarritu)
Seabiscuit (Ross)
Master and Commander (Weir)
American Splendor (Pulcini and Berman)
Lost in Translation (S. Coppola)
The Human Stain (Benton)
Big Fish (Burton)
Monster (Jenkins)
Shattered Glass (Ray)
The Station Agent (McCarthy)
Sweet Sixteen (Loach)
Elephant (Van Sant)
Amen (Costa-Gavras)
Intolerable Cruelty (Coen)
The Last Samurai (Zwick)
Bend It Like Beckham (Chadha)
Girl With a Pearl Earring (Webber)
Blue Car (Moncrieff)
Cold Mountain (Minghella)
Mystic River (Eastwood)
Thirteen (Hardwicke)
Dirty Pretty Things (Frears)

Russian Ark (Sokurov)*
City of God (Meirelles)
Irreversible (Noe)
The Barbarian Invasions (Arcand)
The Holy Land (Gorlin)
Leila (Mehrjui)
Gloomy Sunday (Schübel)
The Cuckoo (Rogozhkin)
Nowhere in Africa (Link)

*2002 Film - Boston opening 2003


English Language Film - The Lord of the Rings:  The Return of the King

Foreign Film - Russian Ark

Director - Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings)

Original Screenplay - Denys Arcand (The Barbarian Invasions)

Screenplay Adaptation -  (1) Vadim Perelman and Shawn Otto (House of Sand and Fog)
(2) Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and Peter Jackson (The Return of the King)

Cinematography - (1) Tilman Büttner (Russian Ark)
(2) Eduardo Serra (Girl With a Pearl Earring)

Film Editing - The Lord of the Rings

Original Music Score - Howard Shore ( The Lord of the Rings)

Actress - Charlize Theron (Monster)

Others - Diane Keaton (Something's Gotta Give); Keisha Castle-Hughes (Whale Rider); Evan Rachel Wood (Thirteen); Charlotte Rampling (Swimming Pool); Agnes Bruckner (Blue Car); Gwyneth Paltrow (Sylvia); Naomi Watts (21 Grams); Shohreh Aghdashloo (House of Night and Fog); Anni-Kristina Juuso (The Cuckoo); Scarlett Johansson (Lost in Translation)

Actor - Ben Kingsley (House of Night and Fog)

Others - Jack Nicholson (Something's Gotta Give); Michael Caine (The Quiet American); Sean Penn (Mystic River); Rawiri Paratene (Whale Rider); Paul Giamatti (American Splendor); Bill Murray (Lost in Translation); Nicholas Cage (Matchstick Men); Benico Del Toro (21 Grams); Peter Sarsgaard (Shattered Glass); Chiwetel Ejiofor (Dirty Pretty Things)

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