Oscar Sweep: The English Patient

Anthony Minghella’s The English Patient swept the 1995 Oscar Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director.

Cinematographer John Seale won his first Oscar for this film, at his seventh nomination.

Andrew Webber, co-winner for the Best Song, You Must Love Me,” from the musical movie “Evita,” said in his acceptance speech, “Thank heaven, there wasn’t a song in ‘The English Patient,'” alluding to the sweep factor.