Oscar Movies: Soldier's Story, A (1984)

Columbia (Caldix Films Production)

Oscar nominations: 3

Picture, produced by Norman Jewison, Roland L. Schwary, and Patrick Palmer
Screenplay (Adapted): Charles Fuller
Supporting Actor: Adolph Caesar

Oscar awards: None

Oscar Context

The big Oscar winner in 1984 was “Amadeus,” which swept most of the awards, including Peter Shaffer's screenplay. The winner of the Supporting Actor Oscar was Haing S. Ngor for “The Killing Fields.”

Though “A Soldier's Story” was nominated for Best Picture, its director, Norman Jewison, was not.