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Venice Film Festival

2008 | Winner: Human Rights Film Network Award

Venice Film Festival

2008 | Winner: Sergio Trasatti Award

Venice Film Festival

2008 | Winner: SIGNIS Award

Venice Film Festival

2008 | Winner: Best Film in Competition (Young Cinema Award)

Venice Film Festival

2009 | Winner: Gucci Prize

Academy Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Motion Picture of the Year

Academy Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Achievement in Directing

Academy Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Writing, Original Screenplay

Academy Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Achievement in Film Editing

Academy Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Achievement in Sound Mixing

Academy Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Achievement in Sound Editing

Academy Awards

2010 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Academy Awards

2010 | Nominee: Best Achievement in Cinematography

Academy Awards

2010 | Nominee: Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score

Independent Spirit Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best Male Lead

Independent Spirit Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best Supporting Male

Toronto International Film Festival

2008

SXSW Film Festival

2009

Village Voice Film Poll

2009 | Winner: Best Actor

Village Voice Film Poll

2009 | Winner: Best Film

Village Voice Film Poll

2009 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actor

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2009 | Winner: Best Director

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2009 | 2nd place: Best Film

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2009 | 3rd place: Best Lead Performance

American Film Institute Awards

2010 | Winner: Movie of the Year

National Board of Review

2009 | Winner: Breakthrough Performance by an Actor

National Board of Review

2009 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Film

BAFTA Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Screenplay - Original

BAFTA Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Cinematography

BAFTA Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Editing

BAFTA Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Sound

BAFTA Awards

2010 | Winner: David Lean Award for Direction

BAFTA Awards

2010 | Nominee: Best Leading Actor

Directors Guild of America

2010 | Winner: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Writers Guild of America

2010 | Winner: Best Original Screenplay (Screen)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2010 | Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2010 | Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Golden Globes (USA)

2010 | Nominee: Best Motion Picture - Drama

Golden Globes (USA)

2010 | Nominee: Best Director - Motion Picture

Golden Globes (USA)

2010 | Nominee: Best Screenplay - Motion Picture

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Director

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Film

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2009 | 3rd place: Best Actor

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Picture

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Director

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2009 | 2nd place: Best Cinematography

Edinburgh International Film Festival

2009

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2009 | Winner: Best Picture

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2009 | Winner: Best Director

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2010 | Winner: Director of the Year

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2010 | Nominee: Film of the Year

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Director

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2010 | Nominee: Best Picture

National Society of Film Critics Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Film

National Society of Film Critics Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Actor

National Society of Film Critics Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Director

National Society of Film Critics Awards

2010 | 2nd place: Best Cinematography

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Picture

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Actor

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Director

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Screenplay, Original

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Cinematography

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2010 | Winner: Best Director

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2010 | Nominee: Best Film

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2010 | Nominee: Best Actor

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2010 | Nominee: Best Screenplay

British Independent Film Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Film

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Actor

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Director

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Cinematography

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Film Editing

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2009 | 2nd place: Best Screenplay

Bodil Awards

2010 | Nominee: Best American Film

Seattle International Film Festival

2009 | Winner: Best Director

New York Film Critics

2009 | Winner: Best Director

New York Film Critics

2009 | Winner: Top Films of the Year

Austin Film Critics Association

2009 | Winner: Best Film

Austin Film Critics Association

2009 | Winner: Best Director

Austin Film Critics Association

2009 | Winner: Best Cinematography

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2010 | Winner: Best Director Award

Amanda Awards (Norway)

2010 | Nominee: Best Foreign Feature Film

Irish Film and Television Awards

2010 | Winner: Best International Film

Empire Awards

2010 | Nominee: Best Film

Empire Awards

2010 | Nominee: Best Director

Empire Awards

2010 | Nominee: Best Thriller

Camerimage

2008

Gotham Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Feature

Gotham Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Ensemble Performance

Gotham Awards

2009 | Nominee: Breakthrough Actor

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2010 | Winner: Breakthrough Performance Award

Awards of the Japanese Academy

2011 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film