Oscar 1997

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Matt DamonGood Will Hunting {“Will Hunting”}
Robert DuvallThe Apostle {“The Apostle E.F.”}
Peter FondaUlee’s Gold {“Ulee Jackson”}
Dustin HoffmanWag the Dog {“Stanley Motss”}
* Jack NicholsonAs Good as It Gets {“Melvin Udall”}

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Robert ForsterJackie Brown {“Max Cherry”}
Anthony HopkinsAmistad {“John Quincy Adams”}
Greg KinnearAs Good as It Gets {“Simon Bishop”}
Burt ReynoldsBoogie Nights {“Jack Horner”}
* Robin WilliamsGood Will Hunting {“Sean McGuire”}

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Helena Bonham CarterThe Wings of the Dove {“Kate Croy”}
Julie ChristieAfterglow {“Phyllis Mann”}
Judi DenchMrs. Brown {“Queen Victoria”}
* Helen HuntAs Good as It Gets {“Carol Connelly”}
Kate WinsletTitanic {“Rose DeWitt Bukater”}

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
* Kim BasingerL.A. Confidential {“Lynn Bracken”}
Joan CusackIn & Out {“Emily Montgomery”}
Minnie DriverGood Will Hunting {“Skylar”}
Julianne MooreBoogie Nights {“Amber Waves”}
Gloria StuartTitanic {“Old Rose”}

ART DIRECTION
Gattaca — Art Direction: Jan Roelfs; Set Decoration: Nancy Nye
Kundun — Art Direction: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo
L.A. Confidential — Art Direction: Jeannine Oppewall; Set Decoration: Jay R. Hart
Men in Black — Art Direction: Bo Welch; Set Decoration: Cheryl Carasik
* Titanic — Art Direction: Peter Lamont; Set Decoration: Michael Ford

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Amistad — Janusz Kaminski
Kundun — Roger Deakins
L.A. Confidential — Dante Spinotti
* Titanic — Russell Carpenter
The Wings of the Dove — Eduardo Serra

COSTUME DESIGN
Amistad — Ruth E. Carter
Kundun — Dante Ferretti
Oscar and Lucinda — Janet Patterson
* Titanic — Deborah L. Scott
The Wings of the Dove — Sandy Powell

DIRECTING
The Full Monty — Peter Cattaneo
Good Will Hunting — Gus Van Sant
L.A. Confidential — Curtis Hanson
The Sweet Hereafter — Atom Egoyan
* Titanic — James Cameron

DOCUMENTARY (Feature)
Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life — Michael Paxton
Colors Straight Up — Michèle Ohayon, Julia Schachter
4 Little Girls — Spike Lee, Sam Pollard
* The Long Way Home — Rabbi Marvin Hier, Richard Trank
Waco: The Rules of Engagement — Dan Gifford, William Gazecki

DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject)
Alaska: Spirit of the Wild — George Casey, Paul Novros
Amazon — Kieth Merrill, Jonathan Stern
Daughter of the Bride — Terri Randall
Still Kicking: The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies — Mel Damski, Andrea Blaugrund
* A Story of Healing — Donna Dewey, Carol Pasternak

FILM EDITING
Air Force One — Richard Francis-Bruce
As Good as It Gets — Richard Marks
Good Will Hunting — Pietro Scalia
L.A. Confidential — Peter Honess
* Titanic — Conrad Buff, James Cameron, Richard A. Harris

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Beyond Silence — Germany
* Character — The Netherlands
Four Days in September — Brazil
Secrets of the Heart — Spain
The Thief — Russia

MAKEUP
* Men in Black — Rick Baker, David LeRoy Anderson
Mrs. Brown — Lisa Westcott, Veronica Brebner, Beverley Binda
Titanic — Tina Earnshaw, Greg Cannom, Simon Thompson

MUSIC (Original Dramatic Score)
Amistad — John Williams
Good Will Hunting — Danny Elfman
Kundun — Philip Glass
L.A. Confidential — Jerry Goldsmith
* Titanic — James Horner

MUSIC (Original Musical or Comedy Score)
Anastasia — Music by Stephen Flaherty; Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens; Orchestral Score by David Newman
As Good as It Gets — Hans Zimmer
* The Full Monty — Anne Dudley
Men in Black — Danny Elfman
My Best Friend’s Wedding — James Newton Howard

MUSIC (Original Song)
“Go The Distance” from Hercules — Music by Alan Menken; Lyric by David Zippel
“How Do I Live” from Con Air — Music and Lyric by Diane Warren
“Journey To The Past” from Anastasia — Music by Stephen Flaherty; Lyric by Lynn Ahrens
“Miss Misery” from Good Will Hunting — Music and Lyric by Elliott Smith
* “My Heart Will Go On” from Titanic — Music by James Horner; Lyric by Will Jennings

BEST PICTURE
As Good as It Gets — James L. Brooks, Bridget Johnson and Kristi Zea, Producers
The Full Monty — Uberto Pasolini, Producer
Good Will Hunting — Lawrence Bender, Producer
L.A. Confidential — Arnon Milchan, Curtis Hanson and Michael Nathanson, Producers
* Titanic — James Cameron and Jon Landau, Producers

SHORT FILM (Animated)
Famous Fred — Joanna Quinn
* Geri’s Game — Jan Pinkava
La Vieille Dame et les Pigeons (The Old Lady and the Pigeons) — Sylvain Chomet
The Mermaid — Alexander Petrov
Redux Riding Hood — Steve Moore, Dan O’Shannon

SHORT FILM (Live Action)
Dance Lexie Dance — Pearse Moore, Tim Loane
It’s Good to Talk — Roger Goldby, Barney Reisz
Sweethearts? — Birger Larsen, Thomas Lydholm
* Visas and Virtue — Chris Tashima, Chris Donahue
Wolfgang — Kim Magnusson, Anders Thomas Jensen

SOUND
Air Force One — Paul Massey, Rick Kline, D. M. Hemphill, Keith A. Wester
Con Air — Kevin O’Connell, Greg P. Russell, Arthur Rochester
Contact — Randy Thom, Tom Johnson, Dennis Sands, William B. Kaplan
L.A. Confidential — Andy Nelson, Anna Behlmer, Kirk Francis
* Titanic — Gary Rydstrom, Tom Johnson, Gary Summers, Mark Ulano

SOUND EFFECTS EDITING
Face/Off — Mark P. Stoeckinger, Per Hallberg
The Fifth Element — Mark Mangini
* Titanic — Tom Bellfort, Christopher Boyes

VISUAL EFFECTS
The Lost World: Jurassic Park — Dennis Muren, Stan Winston, Randal M. Dutra, Michael Lantieri
Starship Troopers — Phil Tippett, Scott E. Anderson, Alec Gillis, John Richardson
* Titanic — Robert Legato, Mark Lasoff, Thomas L. Fisher, Michael Kanfer

WRITING (Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)
Donnie Brasco — Paul Attanasio
* L.A. Confidential — Brian Helgeland, Curtis Hanson
The Sweet Hereafter — Atom Egoyan
Wag the Dog — Hilary Henkin, David Mamet
The Wings of the Dove — Hossein Amini

WRITING (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
As Good as It Gets — Screenplay by Mark Andrus, James L. Brooks; Story by Mark Andrus
Boogie Nights — Paul Thomas Anderson
Deconstructing Harry — Woody Allen
The Full Monty — Simon Beaufoy
* Good Will Hunting — Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

HONORARY AWARD
To Stanley Donen in appreciation of a body of work marked by grace, elegance, wit and visual innovation.

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