Anna (1987 film)

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Anna
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Promotional theatrical poster
Directed by Yurek Bogayevicz
Written byYurek Bogayevicz
Agnieszka Holland
Produced byDeirdre Gainor
Julianne Gilliam
Starring Sally Kirkland
Paulina Porizkova
Robert Fields
CinematographyBobby Bukowski
Edited byJulie Sloane
Music by Greg Hawkes [1]
Distributed by Vestron Pictures
Release date
October 2, 1987 (1987-10-02)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Box office$1,236,848 [2]

Anna is a 1987 American film directed by Yurek Bogayevicz and starring Sally Kirkland, Robert Fields, Paulina Porizkova, Steven Gilborn and Larry Pine. It was adapted by Agnieszka Holland from an unauthorized story by Holland and Bogayevicz, based on the real life of Polish actresses Elżbieta Czyżewska and Joanna Pacuła. [3]

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Kirkland was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress, [4] and she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama [5] and an Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead. [4]

Plot

A Czech actress, looking for work in New York City, sees her protégée shine while she herself struggles.

Cast

Accolades

AwardCategoryNominee(s)Result
Academy Awards [6] Best Actress Sally Kirkland Nominated
Deauville American Film Festival [7] International Critics Awards Yurek Bogayevicz Nominated
Golden Globe Awards [8] Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama Sally KirklandWon
Independent Spirit Awards [9] Best Female Lead Won
Best Screenplay Agnieszka Holland Nominated
Best First Feature Yurek BogayeviczNominated
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards [10] Best Actress Sally KirklandWon [lower-alpha 1]
Torino Film Festival [11] Best Feature FilmYurek BogayeviczWon
Valladolid International Film Festival Best FilmNominated
Best First FilmWon

Notes

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