Oscar Movies: Flashdance (1984)

Oscar Alert

 

Oscar Nominations: 4

 

Cinematography: Don Peterman.

Film Editing: Bud Smith, Walt Mulconery.

Song: “Flashdance, What a Feeling,” music by Giorgio Moroder, lyrics by Keith Forsey and Irene Cara

Song: “Maniac,” music and lyrics by Michael Sembello and Dennis Matkosky

 

Oscar Awards: 1

 

Song: Flashdance, What a Feeling

 

Oscar Context

 

The winner of the Cinematography Oscar was Sven Nykvist for Ingmar Bergman’s superlative period fable “Fanny & Alexander.”  The editors of Philip Kaufman’s space adventure “The Right Stuff” won the Oscar in that category.