BAFTA Awards

Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film [Nominee] (2001)


The House of Mirth (2000)

Amanda Awards, Norway

Amanda [Winner] (1990)

Best Foreign Feature Film (Årets utenlandske spillefilm)

Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

BAFTA Awards, Scotland

BAFTA Scotland Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Feature Film

Sunset Song (2015)

British Film Institute Awards

BFI Fellowship [Winner] (2007)


British Independent Film Awards

British Independent Film Award [Nominee] (2021)

Best Screenplay

Benediction (2021)

British Independent Film Award [Nominee] (2000)

Best Director

The House of Mirth (2000)

Cannes Film Festival

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (1995)


The Neon Bible (1995)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (1992)


The Long Day Closes (1992)

FIPRESCI Prize [Winner] (1988)


Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

Chicago International Film Festival

Gold Hugo [Nominee] (2008)

Best Documentary

Of Time and the City (2008)

Gold Hugo [Nominee] (1983)

Best Feature

The Terence Davies Trilogy (1983)

Chlotrudis Awards

Audience Award [Winner] (2002)

Best Adapted Screenplay

The House of Mirth (2000)

Chlotrudis Award [Nominee] (2002)

Best Adapted Screenplay

The House of Mirth (2000)

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US

Cinema Eye Honors Award [Nominee] (2010)

Outstanding Achievement in Direction

Of Time and the City (2008)

Cinema Eye Honors Award [Nominee] (2010)

Outstanding Achievement in an International Feature Film

Of Time and the City (2008)

César Awards, France

César [Nominee] (1989)

Best Film of the European Community (Meilleur film de l'Europe communautaire)

Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards

DFCC [Winner] (2022)

Best Screenplay

Benediction (2021)

DFCC [Nominee] (2017)

Best Screenplay
10th place

A Quiet Passion (2016)

Dublin International Film Festival

Dublin Film Critics Award [Winner] (2022)

Best Screenplay

Benediction (2021)

European Film Awards

European Film Award [Nominee] (1988)

Best Director

Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

European Film Award [Nominee] (1988)

Best Screenwriter

Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

European Film Award [Nominee] (1988)

Special Aspect
Best Music

Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

Evening Standard British Film Awards

Evening Standard British Film Award [Winner] (1993)

Best Screenplay

The Long Day Closes (1992)

Film by the Sea International Film Festival

Lifetime Achievement Award [Winner] (2011)


Film Independent Spirit Awards

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee] (1990)

Best Foreign Film
UK.

Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

Ghent International Film Festival

Grand Prix [Winner] (2016)

Best Film

A Quiet Passion (2016)

Grand Prix [Nominee] (2000)


The House of Mirth (2000)

Hamburg Film Festival

Critics Award [Nominee] (2008)


Of Time and the City (2008)

International Cinephile Society Awards

ICS Award [Winner] (2022)

Best Original Screenplay

Benediction (2021)

ICS Award [Nominee] (2022)

Best Director

Benediction (2021)

ICS Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Original Screenplay

A Quiet Passion (2016)

ICS Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Adapted Screenplay

The Deep Blue Sea (2011)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

Halfway Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Original Screenplay

A Quiet Passion (2016)

Istanbul International Film Festival

People's Choice Award [Winner] (2001)

International Competition

The House of Mirth (2000)

Locarno International Film Festival

Golden Leopard [Winner] (1988)


Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

Prize of the Ecumenical Jury [Winner] (1984)


The Terence Davies Trilogy (1983)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

ALFS Award [Nominee] (2009)

British Director of the Year

Of Time and the City (2008)

ALFS Award [Nominee] (2001)

British Director of the Year

The House of Mirth (2000)

ALFS Award [Winner] (1990)

Director of the Year

Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

London Film Festival

Best Film [Nominee] (2016)

Official Competition

A Quiet Passion (2016)

Best Film [Nominee] (2015)

Official Competition

Sunset Song (2015)

Best Film [Nominee] (2011)


The Deep Blue Sea (2011)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

LAFCA Award [Winner] (1989)

Best Foreign Film
Tied with Story of Women (1988).

Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

Miami Film Festival

Knight Competition Grand Jury Prize [Nominee] (2016)


Sunset Song (2015)

Montclair Film Festival (MFF)

Narrative Feature Competition [Nominee] (2016)


Sunset Song (2015)

Munich Film Festival

ARRI/OSRAM Award [Nominee] (2022)

Best International Film

Benediction (2021)

ARRI/OSRAM Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best International Film

Sunset Song (2015)

ARRI Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best International Film

The Deep Blue Sea (2011)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

NYFCC Award [Nominee] (2000)

Best Director

The House of Mirth (2000)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2001)

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

The House of Mirth (2000)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

Jury Prize [Winner] (2021)

Best Screenplay

Benediction (2021)

Golden Seashell [Nominee] (2021)

Best Film

Benediction (2021)

Sebastiane Award [Nominee] (2021)

Best Film

Benediction (2021)

Zabaltegi Section [Nominee] (2016)

Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Award

A Quiet Passion (2016)

Golden Seashell [Nominee] (2015)

Best Film

Sunset Song (2015)

Golden Seashell [Nominee] (2011)

Best Film

The Deep Blue Sea (2011)

Satellite Awards

Golden Satellite Award [Nominee] (2001)

Best Screenplay, Adapted

The House of Mirth (2000)

Taormina International Film Festival

Taormina Arte Award [Winner] (2007)


Thessaloniki Film Festival

'Cinema and the City' Award [Winner] (2008)


Of Time and the City (2008)

Torino Film Festival

Gran Premio Torino [Winner] (2015)


Toronto International Film Festival

International Critics' Award [Winner] (1988)


Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

USC Scripter Award

USC Scripter Award [Nominee] (2001)


The House of Mirth (2000)

Valladolid International Film Festival

Golden Spike [Nominee] (2000)

Best Film

The House of Mirth (2000)

Golden Spike [Nominee] (1995)

Best Film

The Neon Bible (1995)

Golden Spike [Winner] (1992)

Best Film
Tied with Leolo (1992).

The Long Day Closes (1992)

Golden Spike [Winner] (1988)

Best Film

Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

Village Voice Film Poll

VVFP Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Screenplay

4th place. Tied with Noah Baumbach for The ... More

4th place. Tied with Noah Baumbach for The Meyerowitz Stories (2017), James Ivory for Call Me by Your Name (2017), Martin McDonagh for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) and Ruben Östlund for The Square (2017).


A Quiet Passion (2016)