Oscar 1980: Best Picture Nominees, Winners of the Oscars, Golden Globes, Critics, and Festival Awards

Biopic (showbiz, rags to riches): A Coal Miner’s Daughter, 7 nominations, 1 Oscar
Classic stylized British drama with real-life elements: Lynch’s The Elephant Man, 8, no Oscars
Family middlebrow melodrama with positive message: Redford’s Ordinary People, 6, 4
Charcater study (also biopic), brilliantly acted: Scorsese’s Raging Bull, 8, 1
Lush costume drama from prestigious literary source: Polanski’s Tess, 6, 3

N.Y. Film Critics Circle: Ordinary People

National Society of Film Critics: Melvin and Howard

L.A. Film Critics Association: Raging Bull

National Board of Review: Ordinary People; The Tin Drum

Golden Globes: Ordinary People (Drama); A Coal Miner’s Daughter (Musical/Comedy)

British Awards: The Elephant Man

Cannes Festival: Tie–All That Jazz (US, B. Fosse); Kagemusha (Japan)

Venice Festival:

Berlin Festival: Tie–Heartland, US, Richard Pearce), Palermo



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