Awards + Nominations

YEAR AWARD
1996 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Actress - Won
Frances McDormand
1996 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Cinematography - Nominated
Roger Deakins
1996 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Director - Nominated
Joel Coen
1996 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Editing - Nominated
Roderick Jaynes
1996 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Original Screenplay - Won
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
1996 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Picture - Nominated
Ethan Coen
1996 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Best Supporting Actor - Nominated
William H. Macy
1996 American Society of Cinematographers
Best Cinematography - Nominated
Roger Deakins
1996 Broadcast Film Critics Association
Best Actress - Won
Frances McDormand
1996 Cannes Film Festival
Best Director - Won
Joel Coen
1996 Chicago Film Critics Association
Best Actress - Won
Frances McDormand
1996 Chicago Film Critics Association
Best Director - Won
Joel Coen
1996 Chicago Film Critics Association
Best Original Score - Won
Carter Burwell
1996 Chicago Film Critics Association
Best Screenplay - Won
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
1996 Directors Guild of America
Best Director - Nominated
Joel Coen
1996 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Actor - Won
William H. Macy
1996 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Actress - Won
Frances McDormand
1996 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Cinematography - Won
Roger Deakins
1996 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Director - Won
Joel Coen
1996 Independent Spirit Awards
Best Screenplay - Won
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
1996 Los Angeles Film Critics Association
Best Screenplay - Won
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
1996 National Board of Review
Best Actress - Won
Frances McDormand
1996 National Board of Review
Best Director - Won
Joel Coen
1996 Screen Actors Guild
Best Actress - Won
Frances McDormand
1996 Screen Actors Guild
Best Supporting Actor - Nominated
William H. Macy
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