Oscar Movies: Sunday, Bloody Sunday (1971)

Oscar Nominations: 4


Director: John Schlesinger

Screenplay (Original: Penelope Gilliatt

Actor: Peter Finch

Actress: Glenda Jackson


Oscar Awards: None


Oscar Context


In 1971, the winner of the Director Oscar was William Friedkin for “The French Connection,” which also won Best Actor for Gene Hackman.  Jane Fonda won the Best Actress for “Klute,” and the Original Screenplay award went to Paddy Chayefsky for “The Hospital.”


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