Oscar Movies: Killing Fields, The (1984)

Oscar nominations: 7

Picture, produced by David Puttnam
Director: Ronald Jaffe
Screenplay (Adapted): Bruce Robinson
Actor: Sam Waterston
Supporting Actor: Haing S. Ngor
Cinematography: Chris Menges
Film Editing: Jim Clark

Oscar Awards: 3

Supporting Actor
Film Editing

Oscar Context

In 1984, the big Oscar winners was the musical “Amadeus,” which won Best Picture, Director for Milos Forman, Actor for F. Murray Abraham, Adapted Screenplay for Peter Shaffer, and other awards.