Movies Of The Year Awards: 1959

I’ve decided on an statue for our awards:

Best Picture:

The End: North By Northwest
Oscar: Ben-Hur

Best Director:

The End: Alain Resnais, Hiroshima mon amour
Oscar: William Wyler, Ben-Hur

Actor:

The End: Cary Grant, North By Northwest
Oscar: Charlton Heston, Ben-Hur

Actress:

The End: Emmanuelle Riva, Hiroshima mon amour
Oscar: Simone Signoret, Room At The Top

Supporting Actor:

The End: Dean Martin, Rio Bravo
Oscar: Hugh Griffith, Ben-Hur

Supporting Actress:

The End: Juanita Moore, Imitation Of Life
Oscar: Shelly Winters, The Diary Of Anne Frank

Original Screenplay:

The End: Marguerite Duras, Hiroshima mon amour
Oscar: Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene, Stanley Shapiro, Maurice Richlin, Pillow Talk

Adapted Screenplay:

The End: Jules Furthman and Leigh Brackett, Rio Bravo
Oscar: Neil Paterson, Room At The Top

Foreign Language Film:

The End: Hiroshima mon amour
Oscar: Black Orpheus

Film Editing:

The End: Jasmine Chasney, Henri Colpi, Anne Sarraute, Hiroshima mon amour
Oscar: Ralph Winters and John Dunning, Ben-Hur

Black And White Cinematography:

The End: Takahashi Michio and Sacha Vierny, Hiroshima mon amour
Oscar: William Mellor, The Diary Of Anne Frank

Color Cinematography:

The End: Russell Harlan, Rio Bravo
Oscar: Robert Surtees, Ben-Hur

Black And White Art Direction:

The End: Hiroshima mon amour
Oscar: The Diary Of Anne Frank

Color Art Direction:

The End: North By Northwest
Oscar: Ben-Hur

Black And White Costume Design:

The End: Anatomy Of A Murder
Oscar: Some Like It Hot

Color Costume Design:

The End: North By Northwest
Oscar: Ben-Hur

Sound:

The End: Hiroshima mon amour
Oscar: Ben-Hur

Original Score:

The End: Duke Ellington, Anatomy Of A Murder
Oscar: Miklos Rosza, Ben-Hur

Special Effects:

The End: Darby O’Gill And The Little People
Oscar: Ben-Hur

Soundtrack:

The End: Anatomy Of A Murder
Oscar: Porgy And Bess

Non-Oscar Categories:

Breakthrough Performance:

Emmanuelle Riva, Hiroshima mon amour

Villain:

Machiko Kyo, Floating Weeds

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