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3.6
414 Ratings

The Barefoot Contessa

Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
United States, 1954
Drama

Synopsis

Has-been director Harry Dawes gets a new lease on his career when independently wealthy Kirk Edwards hires him to write and direct a film.

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The Barefoot Contessa Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1955 | Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

1955 | Nominee: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay

Telluride Film Festival

2016

Writers Guild of America

1955 | Nominee: Best Written American Drama (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1955 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor

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