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.