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527 Ratings

The Dead

Directed by John Huston
United Kingdom, 1987


A ballad sung at a Twelfth Night party in Ireland reminds one of the guests of the young boy she loved years before.

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The Dead Directed by John Huston

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1988 | 2 nominations including: Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

Independent Spirit Awards

1988 | 2 wins including: Best Director

1988 | 3 nominations including: Best Cinematography

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1987 | 3 runner-up prizes including: Best Film

1987 | 2 runner-up prizes including: Best Actress

London Critics Circle Film Awards

1989 | Winner: Director of the Year

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