7th Independent Spirit Awards

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7th Independent Spirit Awards
DateMarch 28, 1992
SiteRaleigh Studios, U.S.
Hosted byBuck Henry
Best FilmRambling Rose
Most awardsRambling Rose (3)
My Own Private Idaho (3)
Most nominationsMy Own Private Idaho (6)
Hangin' with the Homeboys (6)

The 7th Independent Spirit Awards, honoring the best in independent filmmaking for 1991, were announced on March 28, 1992. It was hosted by Buck Henry in a large tent at Raleigh Studios.[1][2][3]

Winners and nominees[edit]

River Phoenix, Best Male Lead winner
Judy Davis, Best Female Lead winner
David Strathairn, Best Supporting Male winner
Diane Ladd, Best Supporting Female winner
Gus Van Sant, Best Screenplay winner
Best Feature Best Director
Rambling Rose Martha CoolidgeRambling Rose
Best Male Lead Best Female Lead
River PhoenixMy Own Private Idaho Judy DavisImpromptu
Best Supporting Male Best Supporting Female
David StrathairnCity of Hope Diane LaddRambling Rose
Best Screenplay Best First Feature
My Own Private IdahoGus Van Sant Straight Out of Brooklyn
Best Cinematography Best Music
Kafka – Walt Lloyd My Own Private Idaho – Bill Stafford
Best International Film
An Angel at My TableAustralia/New Zealand/UK


Danny Aiello, Jacqueline Bisset, Sofia Coppola, Johnny Depp, Larry Fishburne, John Glover, Anthony Hopkins, Liam Neeson, Joe Mantegna, Lou Diamond Phillips, Brad Pitt, Beata Pozniak, Mimi Rogers, Michael Rooker, Theresa Russell, James Spader, Lily Tomlin, Mario Van Peebles, and JoBeth Williams

Films with multiple nominations and awards[edit]

Films that received multiple nominations[edit]

Nominations Film
6 Hangin' with the Homeboys
My Own Private Idaho
5 Rambling Rose
4 Pastime
3 Homicide
The Rapture
Straight Out of Brooklyn
2 Bright Angel
City of Hope

Films that won multiple awards[edit]

Awards Film
3 My Own Private Idaho
Rambling Rose


  1. ^ Collins, Keith (February 25, 2005). "Independence days". Variety. Retrieved March 13, 2013.
  2. ^ "'Homeboys', 'Idaho' Lead Spirit Nominees". Chicago Tribune. January 23, 1992. Retrieved August 18, 2012.
  3. ^ Fox, David J. (March 30, 1992). "'Rose' and 'Idaho' Get the Spirit : Movies: Each takes three trophies in the offbeat independent counterpoint to tonight's Academy Awards". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved August 18, 2012.

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