Movies Of The Year Awards: 1961

Best Picture:

The End: A Woman Is A Woman
Oscar: West Side Story

Best Director:

The End: Jean-Luc Godard, A Woman Is A Woman
Oscar: Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, West Side Story

Actor:

The End: Toshiro Mifune, Yojimbo
Oscar: Maximilian Schell, Judgement At Nuremburg

Actress:

The End: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast At Tiffany’s
Oscar: Sophia Loren, Two Women

Supporting Actor:

The End: Montgomery Clift, Judgement At Nuremburg
Oscar: George Chakiris, West Side Story

Supporting Actress:

The End: Judy Garland, Judgement At Nuremburg
Oscar: Rita Moreno, West Side Story

Original Screenplay:

The End: Alain Robbe-Grillet, Last year At Marienbad
Oscar: William Inge, Splendor In The Grass

Adapted Screenplay:

The End: George Axelrod, Breakfast At Tiffany’s
Oscar: Abby Mann, Judgement At Nuremburg

Foreign Language Film:

The End: A Woman Is A Woman
Oscar: Through A Glass Darkly

Film Editing:

The End: Agnès Guillemot and Lila Herman, A Woman Is A Woman
Oscar: Thomas Stanford, West Side Story

Black And White Cinematography:

The End: Sacha Vierny, Last Year At Marienbad
Oscar: Eugen Schüfftan, The Hustler

Color Cinematography:

The End: Raoul Coutard, A Woman Is A Woman
Oscar: Daniel Fapp, West Side Story

Black And White Art Direction:

The End: Yojimbo
Oscar: The Hustler

Color Art Direction:

The End: Breakfast At Tiffany’s
Oscar: West Side Story

Black And White Costume Design:

The End: Last Year At Marienbad
Oscar: La Dolce vita

Color Costume Design:

The End: Breakfast At Tiffany’s
Oscar: West Side Story

Sound:

The End: A Woman Is A Woman
Oscar: West Side Story

Original Score:

The End: Michel Legrand, A Woman Is A Woman and Lola
Oscar: Henry Mancini, Breakfast At Tiffany’s

Original Song:

The End: Moon River, Breakfast At Tiffany’s
Oscar: Moon River, Breakfast At Tiffany’s

Soundtrack:

The End: A Woman Is A Woman
Oscar: West Side Story

Special Effects:

The End: Yojimbo
Oscar: The Guns Of Navarone

Non-Oscar categories:

Breakthrough Performance:

Anna Karina, A Woman Is A Woman

Villain:

George C. Scott, The Hustler

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