Golden Globes, USA (1995)

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Foreign Language Film

BAFTA Awards (1995)

BAFTA Film Award [Winner]

Best Film not in the English Language

Fu-Sheng Chiu
Yimou Zhang

Cannes Film Festival (1994)

Best Actor [Winner]


You Ge

Grand Prize of the Jury [Winner]


Yimou Zhang

Prize of the Ecumenical Jury [Winner]


Yimou Zhang

Palme d'Or [Nominee]


Yimou Zhang

Chlotrudis Awards (1995)

Chlotrudis Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Li Gong

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards (1995)

DFWFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Foreign Language Film

Faro Island Film Festival (1994)

FIPRESCI Prize [Winner]

Main Competition

Yimou Zhang

Humanitarian Award [Winner]

Main Competition

Yimou Zhang

Audience Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Li Gong

Golden Train Award [Nominee]

Best Film

Yimou Zhang

Kinema Junpo Awards (2003)

Readers' Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Foreign Language Film

Yimou Zhang

National Board of Review, USA (1994)

NBR Award [Winner]

Top Foreign Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA (1995)

NSFC Award [Nominee]

Best Foreign Language Film