Oscar Movies: Garden of the Finzi-Continis, The (1971)

Oscar Nominations: 2
 
Best Foreign Language Film (Italy)
Screenplay (Adapted): Ugo Pirro and Vittorio Bonicelli
 
Oscar Awards: 1
 
Foreign Language Oscar
 
Oscar Context:
 
De Sica's film won over competition from Japan's "Dodes' ka-den," Sweden's "The Emigrant," which also was nominated for Best Picture, Israel's "The Policemen," and the U.S.S.R. entry, "Tchaikovsky."
 
The winner of the Adapted Screenplay Oscar was Ernest Tidyman for "The French Connection," which also won Best Picture and Best Director. The other nominees were: Bernardo Bertolucci for "The Conformist," Stanley Kubrick's for "A Clockwork Orange," and Larry McMurtry and Peter Bogdanovich for "The Last Picture Show."