Reliance Entertainment and Amblin Partners’ World War I film ‘1917’ bags Ten nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards 2020, including Best Picture, Best Director

‘1917’ won 3 Awards at last night’s Critics Choice Awards 2020 for Best Director, Best Cinematographer & Best Editing

Directed by Sam Mendes, ‘1917’ has already won the Best Picture-Drama and Best Director awards at the 77th Golden Globe Awards 2020


Mumbai, January 13th, 2020: Reliance Entertainment, will be releasing ‘1917’ in India on 17th January. The Sam Mendes directed film has been on an awards winning spree at various prestigious events. The films has now bagged 10 Oscar nominations in thefollowing categories for the 92nd Academy Awards 2020:

  • Best Picture
  • Directing
  • Writing (original screenplay)
  • Cinematography
  • Music (original score)
  • Sound Mixing
  • Sound Editing
  • Production Design
  • Visual Effects
  • Makeup and hairstyling

The awards ceremony will take place in Los Angeles on February 9, 2020.
Sam Mende’s ‘one continuous shot’ war thriller, inspired by his grandfather’s stories, was a major success during its first two holiday weeks in limited release, and has now bagged the No. 1 slot at the US box office in its opening weekend wide, with worldwide collections already touching US$ 60 million.

At the 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards yesterday, ‘1917’ won in 3 categories: Best Director-Sam Mendes, Best Cinematography – Roger Deakins and Best Editing – Lee Smith.

The film is also the 77th Golden Globes winner in the Best Picture-Drama categoryandwas also honored with the Best Director’s award for Sam Mendes.  

Starring George MacKay as Lance Corporal Schofield and Dean-Charles Chapman as Lance Corporal Blake, Mendes has captured the hearts and minds of audiences and critics alike, with Roger Deakins’ cinematography attracting rave reviews.

DreamWorks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment present, in association with New Republic Pictures, a Neal Street production, produced in association with Mogambo, Sam Mendes film: 1917, starring George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, with Colin Firth and Benedict Cumberbatch. ‘1917’ is directed by Sam Mendes. A Reliance Entertainment release in India, the film will hit the big screens on January 17, 2020.

Twitter: @1917 | #1917Movie

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