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Barry Lyndon

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Original title
Barry Lyndon
Running time
183 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Stanley Kubrick (Novel: William Makepeace Thackeray)
Leonard Rosenman, Varios
John Alcott
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Warner Bros. / Hawk Films
Drama | Costume Drama. 18th Century
Movie Groups
William Makepeace Thackeray Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
18th century rural Ireland. After his father is killed in a duel, Barry Lyndon lives with his mother. He is in love with his cousin, Nora Brady, but she gets engaged to the British Captain John Quin. Barry challenges him for a duel. He wins and escapes to Dublin. Since then, he will have a wandering life in his pursuit of nobility.
1975: 4 Academy Awards: Cinematography, Art Direction, OST (adapted), Costume Design. 7 Nominations
1975: Golden Globes, USA: Nominated for Best Picture (Drama), Best Director
1975: BAFTA Awards: Best Director & Cinematography. 5 nominations including Best Film
1975: National Board of Review: Best Film (ex-aequo), Best Director (ex-aequo)
1975: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated Best Film and Best Director
1975: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1975: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Drama Screenplay
1975: Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards: Best Cinematography
1975: British Society of Cinematographers: Best Cinematography Award
1975: Directors Guild of America, USA: Nominated Best Director
1975: Writers Guild of America, USA: Nominated Best Drama Adapted
1975: National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA: Best Cinematography
1977: César Awards: Nominated Best Foreign Film
1977: Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain: Best Foreign Film
1977: César Awards, France: Nominated Best Foreign Film
1977: Sant Jordi Awards: Best Foreign Film
1978: Guild of German Art House Cinemas: Best Foreign Film
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