Spirit 1986

BEST FEATURE (Award given to the producer(s))
* Platoon Arnold Kopelson
Blue Velvet Fred Caruso
Down By Law Alan Kleinberg
On Valentine’s Day Lillian Foote and Calvin Skaggs
Salvador Gerald Green and Oliver Stone
Stand By Me Andrew Scheinman, Raynold Gideon, and Bruce Evans

BEST FIRST FEATURE (Award given to the director(s))
* She’s Gotta Have It Spike Lee
A Great Wall Peter Wang
Belizaire The Cajun Glen Pitre
Hoosiers David Anspaugh
True Stories David Byrne

BEST DIRECTOR
* Oliver Stone Platoon
Jim Jarmusch Down By Law
David Lynch Blue Velvet
Rob Reiner Stand By Me
Oliver Stone Salvador

BEST SCREENPLAY
* Oliver Stone Platoon
Peter Wang and Shirley Sun A Great Wall
David Lynch Blue Velvet
Oliver Stone and Richard Boyle Salvador
Raynold Gideon and Bruce Evans Stand By Me

BEST FEMALE LEAD
* Isabella Rossellini Blue Velvet
Elpidia Carillo Salvador
Patti Charbonneau Desert Hearts
Laura Dern Blue Velvet
Tracy Camila Johns She’s Gotta Have It

BEST MALE LEAD
* James Woods Salvador
Roberto Benigni Down By Law
Willem Dafoe Platoon
Dennis Hopper Blue Velvet
Victor Love Native Son

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
* Bob Richardson Platoon
Frederick Elmes Blue Velvet
Ed Lachman True Stories
Robby Müller Down By Law
Bob Richardson Salvador

SPECIAL DISTINCTION (BEST FOREIGN FILM)
* A Room With A View Director: James Ivory, Producer: Ismail Merchant
Men Director: Doris Dorrie, Producer: Harold Kugler
Mona Lisa Director: Neil Jordan, Producers: Stephen Woolley and Patrick Cassavetti
My Beautiful Launderette Director: Stephen Frears, Producers: Sarah Radclyffe and Tim Bevan
28-Up Producer/Director: Michael Apted