The English Patient
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Ralph Fiennes and Juliette Binoche lead this 1996 Best Picture winner at the Academy Awards, a war drama following a nurse who takes in, and cares for, a badly injured plane crash victim. The life and romances of Count Almásy, a Hungarian map maker, are told in a series of flashbacks as he lays gravely wounded. The film took an additional eight Oscars, including Best Director and Best Supporting Actress for Binoche.
9 Oscars including Best Picture, Director, Supporting Actress (Binoche) at the 1997 Academy Awards; Best Picture and Original Score at the 1997 Golden Globes; 6 BAFTAs including Best Film, Adapted Screenplay and Supporting Actress (Binoche) at the 1997 BAFTA Awards
- Anthony Minghella (based on the novel by Michael Ondaatje)
Drama, Romance, War
Rating: M Violence & offensive language
New York Times