Oscar Movies: Faces

Walter Reade-Continental Company of a John Cassavetes Production.

Oscar Nominations: 3

Supporting Actor: Seymour Cassel
Supporting Actress: Lynn Carlin
Story and Screenplay (Original): John Cassavetes

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

In 1968, the Supporting Actor winner was Jack Albertson for “The Subject Was Roses,” Lynn Carlin lost the Supporting Actress to vet thesp Ruth Gordon, who won for “Rosemary's Baby.”

John Cassavetes was subsequently nominated for Best Director in 1974, for “A Woman Under the Influence.” The 1968 Writing Oscar went to Mel Brooks for his comedy, “The Producers.”