List of accolades received by Lion (2016 film)

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List of accolades received by Lion
Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman received several nominations for their performance in the film
Total number of awards and nominations
Totals 18 74
References

Lion is a 2016 Australian biographical film directed by Garth Davis (in his feature debut) and written by Luke Davies, based on the non-fiction book A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley with Larry Buttrose. Starring Sunny Pawar, Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham and Nicole Kidman, the film focuses on Saroo Brierley, separated from his biological mother and adopted by an Australian couple, searched his biological mother via Google Earth.[1] The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 10, 2016.[2][3] The film was given a limited release on November 25, 2016, by the Weinstein Company before opening generally on January 6, 2017.[4] The film was released in Australia on January 19, 2017 and in the United Kingdom on January 20, 2017.[5][6] The film was released to positive reviews, with a Rotten Tomatoes approval rating of 86%, based on 200 reviews, and an average rating of 7.3/10.[7] Metacritic lists a score of 69 out of 100, based on 45 reviews.[8]

Lion received six nominations at Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor for Patel, Best Supporting Actress for Kidman, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score and Best Cinematography.[9] The film won Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Patel and Best Adapted Screenplay and nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Kidman, Best Film Music and Best Cinematography at British Academy Film Awards.[10] The film received six nominations at Critics' Choice Awards, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor for Patel, Best Supporting Actress for Kidman, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Score and Best Young Performer for Pawar.[11] The film received four nominations at Golden Globe Awards, including Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for Patel, Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for Kidman and Best Original Score.[12] The film received five nominations at Satellite Awards, including Best Film, Best Supporting Actor for Patel, Best Supporting Actress for Kidman, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Film Editing.[13]

Accolades[edit]

Award Date of ceremony Category Recipient(s) and nominee(s) Result Ref.
AACTA Awards December 6, 2017 Best Film Iain Canning, Angie Fielder, Emile Sherman Won [14]
Best Direction Garth Davis Won
Best Adapted Screenplay Luke Davies Won
Best Actor Sunny Pawar Won
Best Supporting Actor Dev Patel Won
Best Supporting Actress Nicole Kidman Won
Best Cinematography Greig Fraser Won
Best Editing Alexandre de Franceschi Won
Best Original Music Score Volker Bertelmann, Dustin O’Halloran Won
Best Sound James Ashton, Nakul Kamte, Robert Mackenzie, Glenn Newnham, Andrew Ramage, Mario Vaccaro Won
Best Production Design Chris Kennedy Won
Best Costume Design Cappi Ireland Won
January 8, 2017 Best International Film Lion Nominated [15]
Best International Direction Garth Davis Nominated
Best International Supporting Actor Dev Patel Won
Best International Supporting Actress Nicole Kidman Won
Best International Screenplay Luke Davies Nominated
AARP Annual Movies for Grownups Awards February 6, 2017 Best Picture Lion Nominated [16]
Best Supporting Actress Nicole Kidman Nominated
Best Intergenerational Film Lion Nominated
Academy Awards February 26, 2017 Best Picture Iain Canning, Angie Fielder and Emile Sherman Nominated [9]
[17]
Best Supporting Actor Dev Patel Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Nicole Kidman Nominated
Best Adapted Screenplay Luke Davies Nominated
Best Original Score Dustin O'Halloran and Hauschka Nominated
Best Cinematography Greig Fraser Nominated
African-American Film Critics Association February 8, 2017 Top 10 Films Lion 4th Place [18]
Alliance of Women Film Journalists December 21, 2016 Best Screenplay, Adapted Luke Davies Nominated [19]
[20]
American Society of Cinematographers February 4, 2017 Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases Greig Fraser Won [21]
Art Directors Guild Awards February 11, 2017 Excellence in Production Design for a Contemporary Film Chris Kennedy Nominated [22]
ASE Award Best Editing in a Feature Film Alexandre de Franceschi Won [23]
Asia Pacific Screen Awards November 24, 2016 Best Actor in a Leading Role Dev Patel Nominated [24]
Special Mention: Grand Jury Prize Sunny Pawar Won
Austin Film Critics Association December 28, 2016 Best Adapted Screenplay Luke Davies Nominated [25]
[26]
Austin Film Festival October 20, 2016 Marquee Audience Award Lion Won [27]
British Academy Film Awards February 12, 2017 Best Actor in a Supporting Role Dev Patel Won [10]
Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nicole Kidman Nominated
Best Cinematography Greig Fraser Nominated
Best Film Music Dustin O'Halloran and Hauschka Nominated
Best Adapted Screenplay Luke Davies Won
Camerimage November 19, 2016 Golden Frog Award for Best Cinematography Greig Fraser Won [28]
Chicago International Film Festival October 27, 2016 Audience Award Lion Won[a] [29]
Costume Designers Guild February 21, 2017 Excellence in Contemporary Film Cappi Ireland Nominated [30]
Critics Choice Awards December 11, 2016 Best Picture Lion Nominated [11]
Best Supporting Actor Dev Patel Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Nicole Kidman Nominated
Best Adapted Screenplay Luke Davies Nominated
Best Score Dustin O'Halloran and Hauschka Nominated
Best Young Performer Sunny Pawar Nominated
Denver Film Festival November 13, 2016 Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature Lion Won [31]
Directors Guild of America Awards February 4, 2017 Outstanding Directing – Feature Film Garth Davis Nominated [32]
Outstanding Directing – First-Time Feature Film Garth Davis Won
Evening Standard British Film Awards December 8, 2016 Best Actor Dev Patel Nominated [33]
[34]
International Film of the Year Lion Won
Golden Globe Awards January 8, 2017 Best Motion Picture – Drama Lion Nominated [12]
Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Dev Patel Nominated
Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Nicole Kidman Nominated
Best Original Score Dustin O'Halloran and Hauschka Nominated
Heartland Film Festival October 30, 2016 Truly Moving Picture Award Garth Davis Won [35]
Hollywood Film Awards November 6, 2016 Hollywood Supporting Actress Award Nicole Kidman Won [36]
Hollywood Music in Media Awards November 17, 2016 Best Original Score – Feature Film Dustin O'Halloran and Hauschka Nominated [37]
[38]
Houston Film Critics Society January 6, 2017 Best Picture Lion Nominated [39]
[40]
Best Supporting Actor Dev Patel Nominated
Location Managers Guild Awards April 8, 2017 Outstanding Locations in Contemporary Film Hugo Cran, Harsh Dave and Sandeep Rudra Nominated [41]
Mill Valley Film Festival October 16, 2016 Overall Audience Favorite Lion Won [42]
NAACP Image Awards February 11, 2017 Outstanding Independent Picture Lion Nominated [43]
Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture Garth Davis Nominated
Palm Springs International Film Festival January 2, 2017 International Star Award Nicole Kidman Won [44]
Producers Guild of America January 28, 2017 Best Theatrical Motion Picture Iain Canning, Angie Fielder and Emile Sherman Nominated [45]
San Diego Film Critics Society December 12, 2016 Best Supporting Actress Nicole Kidman Nominated [46]
[47]
Best Adapted Screenplay Luke Davies Nominated
Santa Barbara International Film Festival February 3, 2017 Virtuosos Award Dev Patel Won [48]
Satellite Awards February 19, 2017 Best Film Lion Nominated [13]
Best Supporting Actor Dev Patel Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Nicole Kidman Nominated
Best Adapted Screenplay Luke Davies Nominated
Best Film Editing Alexandre de Franceschi Nominated
Saturn Awards June 28, 2017 Best Independent Film Lion Nominated [49]
Screen Actors Guild Awards January 29, 2017 Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role Dev Patel Nominated [50]
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role Nicole Kidman Nominated
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association December 18, 2016 Best Supporting Actor Dev Patel Nominated [51]
Best Adapted Screenplay Luke Davies Nominated
Toronto International Film Festival September 18, 2016 People's Choice Award Lion 1st Runner-up [52]
USC Scripter Awards February 11, 2017 Best Screenplay Luke Davies Nominated [53]
Virginia Film Festival November 6, 2016 Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature Lion Won [54]
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association December 5, 2016 Best Youth Performance Sunny Pawar Nominated [55]
Best Adapted Screenplay Luke Davies Nominated
Young Artist Award March 17, 2017 Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actor Sunny Pawar Nominated

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Tied with Moonlight

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