The Bloomies for 1998

English Language Films

Saving Private Ryan (Spielberg)
The Truman Show (Weir)
Shakespeare in Love (Madden)
Bulworth (Beatty)
High Art (Cholodenko)
A Simple Plan (Raimi)
The Horse Whisperer (Redford)
Elizabeth (Kapur)
Primary Colors (Nichols)
The Thin Red Line (Malick)
Hilary and Jackie (Tucker)
Affliction (Schrader)
Lolita (Lyne)
Regeneration (MacKinnon)
A Merry War (Bierman)
Happiness (Solondz)
Monument Ave (T. Demme)
Pi (Aronofsky)
A Civil Action (Zaillian)
Pleasantville (Ross)
Under the Skin (Adler)
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (Ivory)
Wilde (Gilbert)
Mrs. Dalloway (Gorris)
Your Friends and Neighbors (La Bute)
The Governess (Goldbacher)
The Chinese Box (Wang)
Rounders (Dahl)
American History X (Kaye)

Foreign Films

Private Confessions (Ullmann)
Life is Beautiful (Benigni)
The Chambermaid on the Titanic (Luna)
Central Station (Salles)
Ma Vie En Rose (Berliner)
The Thief (Chukhrai)
Character (van Diem)
Pretty Village, Pretty Flame (Dragajevic)
A Taste of Cherry (Kiarostami)
The Celebration (Vinterberg)
Post Coitum (Roüan)
Destiny (Chahine)


English Language Film - (1) Saving Private Ryan
(2) The Truman Show
Foreign Film - Private Confessions
Director - Steven Spielberg (Saving Private Ryan)
Original Screenplay - (1) Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love)
(2) Andrew Niccol (The Truman Show)
(3) Ingmar Bergman (Private Confessions)
Screenplay Adaptation - Scott Smith ( A Simple Plan)
Cinematography - Janusz Kaminski (Saving Private Ryan)
Film Editing - Saving Private Ryan
Original Music Score - Thomas Newman (The Horse Whisperer)

Actress - Pernilla August (Private Confessions)
Others - Emily Watson (Hilary and Jackie); Jane Horrocks (Little Voice); Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love); Radha Mitchell (High Art); Samantha Morton (Under the Skin); Ally Sheedy (High Art); Meryl Streep (One True Thing; Dancing at Lughnasa); Brigitte Roüan (Post Coitum); Fernanda Montenegro (Central Station); Kristin Scott Thomas (The Horse Whisperer); Dominique Swain (Lolita); Cate Blanchett (Elizabeth); Renee Zellwegger (A Price Above Rubies; One True Thing); Minnie Driver (The Governess); Kathy Bates (Primary Colors); Oprah Winfrey (Beloved); Brenda Blethyn (Little Voice)

Actor - Edward Norton (American History X)
Others - Jeremy Irons (Lolita); Nick Nolte (Affliction);John Hurt (Love and Death on Long Island); Ian McKellen (Gods and Monsters); Robert Downey, Jr. (Two Girls and A Guy); Warren Beatty (Bulworth); Stephen Fry (Wilde); John Travolta (Primary Colors); Jonathan Pryce (Regeneration); Edward Norton (Rounders); Denzell Washington (He Got Game); Vladimir Menshov (The Thief); Robert Duvall (A Civil Action); James Coburn (Affliction); Max Von Sydow (Private Confessions).

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