Golden Globes, USA (2008)

Golden Globe [Nominee]

Best Foreign Language Film

BAFTA Awards (2008)

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Film Not in the English Language

William Kong
James Schamus
Ang Lee

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Costume Design

Lai Pan

Alliance of Women Film Journalists (2007)

EDA Award [Nominee]

Best Foreign Language Film

Ang Lee

EDA Female Focus Award [Nominee]

Best Newcomer

Wei Tang

EDA Special Mention Award [Nominee]

Best Depiction of Nudity or Sexuality

Wei Tang

Asian Film Awards (2008)

Asian Film Award [Winner]

Best Actor

Tony Chiu-Wai Leung

Asian Film Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Wei Tang

Asian Film Award [Nominee]

Best Composer

Alexandre Desplat

Asian Film Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Ang Lee

Asian Film Award [Nominee]

Best Film

Asian Film Award [Nominee]

Best Screenwriter

Hui-Ling Wang
James Schamus

Asian Film Critics Association Awards (2008)

NETPAC Award [Winner]

Best Picture

NETPAC Award [Winner]

Best Director

Ang Lee

Awards Circuit Community Awards (2007)

ACCA [Nominee]

Best Foreign Language Film

Awards of the Japanese Academy (2009)

Award of the Japanese Academy [Nominee]

Best Foreign Language Film

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards (2008)

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Composer

Alexandre Desplat

Critics Choice Award [Nominee]

Best Foreign Language Film

Camerimage (2007)

Golden Frog [Nominee]

Main Competition

Rodrigo Prieto

Capri, Hollywood (2007)

Capri Global Award [Winner]


Joan Chen

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards (2007)

CFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Original Score

Alexandre Desplat

CFCA Award [Nominee]

Most Promising Performer

Wei Tang

CFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Foreign Language Film

Chinese Film Media Awards (2008)

China Film Media Award [Winner]

Best New Performer

Wei Tang

China Film Media Award [Nominee]

Best Film

China Film Media Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Ang Lee

China Film Media Award [Nominee]

Best Actress

Wei Tang

China Film Media Award [Nominee]

Best Actor

Tony Chiu-Wai Leung

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards (2007)

DFWFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Foreign Language Film

Film Independent Spirit Awards (2008)

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee]

Best Male Lead

Tony Chiu-Wai Leung

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee]

Best Female Lead

Wei Tang

Independent Spirit Award [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Rodrigo Prieto

Golden Horse Film Festival (2007)

Golden Horse Award [Winner]

Best Feature Film

Hai Sheng Film Production Company
Focus Features
River Road Entertainment

Golden Horse Award [Winner]

Best Leading Actor

Tony Chiu-Wai Leung

Golden Horse Award [Winner]

Best New Performer

Wei Tang

Golden Horse Award [Winner]

Best Director

Ang Lee

Golden Horse Award [Winner]

Best Adapted Screenplay

Hui-Ling Wang
James Schamus

Golden Horse Award [Winner]

Best Makeup & Costume Design

Lai Pan

Golden Horse Award [Winner]

Best Original Film Score

Alexandre Desplat

Golden Horse Award [Nominee]

Best Leading Actress

Wei Tang

Golden Horse Award [Nominee]

Best Cinematography

Rodrigo Prieto

Golden Horse Award [Nominee]

Best Film Editing

Tim Squyres

Golden Horse Award [Nominee]

Best Art Direction

Sai-Wan Lau
Lai Pan

Guldbagge Awards (2009)

Guldbagge [Winner]

Best Foreign Film (Bästa utländska film)

Ang Lee

Hong Kong Film Awards (2008)

Hong Kong Film Award [Winner]

Best Asian Film

Houston Film Critics Society Awards (2008)

HFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Foreign Language Film

HFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Original Score

Alexandre Desplat

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) (2008)

IFMCA Award [Nominee]

Film Score of the Year

Alexandre Desplat

IFMCA Award [Nominee]

Best Original Score for a Drama Film

Alexandre Desplat

IFMCA Award [Nominee]

Film Music Composition of the Year

Alexandre Desplat

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) (2008)

INOCA [Nominee]

Best Costume Design

Lai Pan

INOCA [Nominee]

Best Original Score

Alexandre Desplat

INOCA [Nominee]

Best Actress

Wei Tang

INOCA [Nominee]

Best Non-English Language Film

Ang Lee

Iron Elephant Film Awards (2008)

Iron Elephant Award [Winner]

Best Film

Iron Elephant Award [Winner]

Best Actor

Tony Chiu-Wai Leung

Iron Elephant Award [Winner]

Best Actress

Wei Tang

Iron Elephant Award [Winner]

Best Supporting Actress

Joan Chen

Iron Elephant Award [Winner]

Best Director

Ang Lee

Iron Elephant Award [Winner]

Best Screenplay

Hui-Ling Wang
James Schamus

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists (2008)

Silver Ribbon [Nominee]

Best Non-European Director (Regista del Miglior Film Non-Europeo)

Ang Lee

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA) (2008)

IOMA [Nominee]

Best Art Direction (Miglior scenografia)

IOMA [Nominee]

Best Costume Design (Migliori costumi)

National Board of Review, USA (2007)

NBR Award [Winner]

Top Five Foreign Films

Online Film & Television Association (2008)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Breakthrough Performance: Female

Wei Tang

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Foreign Language Film

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Music, Original Score

Alexandre Desplat

OFTA Film Award [Nominee]

Best Costume Design

Lai Pan

Online Film Critics Society Awards (2008)

OFCS Award [Nominee]

Best Breakthrough Performance

Wei Tang

Satellite Awards (2008)

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Overall DVD

Satellite Awards (2007)

Satellite Award [Winner]

Best Motion Picture, Foreign Film

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Director

Ang Lee

Satellite Award [Nominee]

Best Screenplay, Adapted

Hui-Ling Wang
James Schamus

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US (2007)

SLFCA Award [Nominee]

Best Foreign Language Film

Venice Film Festival (2007)

Golden Lion [Winner]


Ang Lee

Golden Osella [Winner]

Outstanding Technical Contribution

Rodrigo Prieto

Women Film Critics Circle Awards (2007)

WFCC Award [Winner]

Hall of Shame