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395 Ratings


Directed by Richard Eyre
United States, United Kingdom, 2001
Biography, Drama, LGBT+


True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Iris Directed by Richard Eyre

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2002 | Winner: Best Actor (New Talent Award)

Academy Awards

2002 | Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

2002 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

2001 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actor

BAFTA Awards

2002 | Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

2002 | 5 nominations including: Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film

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