Oscar Movies: Field, The (1990)

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Due to aggressive campaigning by Richard Harris and his publicists, organizing special screenings and parties, the actor received his second Best Actor nomination; the first was in 1963 for “This Sporting Life,” alongside his co-star Rachel Roberts.

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In 1990, Richard Harris competed for the Best Actor Oscar with Jeremy Irons, who won for “Reversal of Fortune,” Kevin Costner in “Dances With Wolves,” Robert De Niro in “Awakening,” and French Gerard Depardieu in the costume drama, “Cyrano De Bergerac.”