We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Click here for more information.
Go back to film page

The Lives of Others

Berlin International Film Festival
2007
Academy Awards
2007 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film of the Year
Locarno International Film Festival
2006 | Winner: Audience Award
Locarno International Film Festival
2006 | Winner: Audience Award (Piazza Grande)
Independent Spirit Awards
2007 | Winner: Best Foreign Film
International Film Festival Rotterdam
2007 | Winner: Audience Award
BFI London Film Festival
2006 | Winner: Satyajit Ray Award (Cinema Europa)
BAFTA Awards
2008 | Nominee: Best Film
BAFTA Awards
2008 | Nominee: Best Screenplay - Original
BAFTA Awards
2008 | Nominee: Best Leading Actor
BAFTA Awards
2008 | Nominee: David Lean Award for Direction
BAFTA Awards
2008 | Winner: Best Film Not in the English Language
César Awards
2008 | Winner: Best Foreign Film
Golden Globes (USA)
2007 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film
New York Film Critics Circle Awards
2007 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards
2006 | Winner: Best Foreign Film
European Film Awards
2006 | Winner: European Film
European Film Awards
2006 | Nominee: European Director
European Film Awards
2006 | Nominee: European Actress
European Film Awards
2006 | Nominee: European Composer
European Film Awards
2006 | Winner: European Actor
European Film Awards
2006 | Winner: European Screenwriter
Vancouver International Film Festival
2006 | Winner: People's Choice Award
Vancouver International Film Festival
2006 | Winner: Most Popular Film
London Critics Circle Film Awards
2010 | 3rd place: 30th Year Anniversary Award
London Critics Circle Film Awards
2008 | Nominee: Actor of the Year
London Critics Circle Film Awards
2008 | Nominee: Director of the Year
London Critics Circle Film Awards
2008 | Winner: Screenwriter of the Year
London Critics Circle Film Awards
2008 | Winner: Foreign Language Film of the Year
Toronto Film Critics Association Awards
2007 | Nominee: Best Foreign-Language Film
British Independent Film Awards
2007 | Winner: Best Foreign Independent Film
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
2007 | Winner: European Silver Ribbon
David di Donatello Awards
2007 | Winner: Best European Film
Bodil Awards
2007 | Winner: Best Non-American Film
Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards
2008 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film
New York Film Critics
2007 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film
Kinema Junpo Awards
2008 | Winner: Best Foreign Film (Readers' Choice)
Golden Globes (Italy)
2007 | Winner: Best European Actor
Golden Globes (Italy)
2007 | Winner: Best European Film
Golden Globes (Italy)
2007 | Winner: Best Distributor
Irish Film and Television Awards
2008 | Winner: Best International Film
Irish Film and Television Awards
2008 | Nominee: Best International Actor
Munich Film Festival
2006 | Winner: Best Film (Bernhard Wicki Film Award)
Seville European Film Festival
2006 | Winner: SIGNIS Award
Seville European Film Festival
2006 | Winner: Best Film (Silver Giraldillo)
Polish Film Awards
2008 | Winner: Best European Film
Copenhagen International Film Festival
2006 | Winner: Audience Award
German Film Critics Association Awards
2007 | Winner: Best Feature Film Debut
German Film Critics Association Awards
2007 | Winner: Best Cinematography
German Film Critics Association Awards
2007 | Winner: Best Editing
German Film Awards
2006 | Winner: Best Screenplay (Gold)
German Film Awards
2006 | Winner: Best Direction (Gold)
German Film Awards
2006 | Nominee: Best Costume Design (Gold)
German Film Awards
2006 | Winner: Best Cinematography (Gold)
German Film Awards
2006 | Nominee: Best Editing (Gold)
German Film Awards
2006 | Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Gold)
German Film Awards
2006 | Nominee: Best Film Score (Gold)
German Film Awards
2006 | Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Gold)
German Film Awards
2006 | Nominee: Best Sound (Gold)
German Film Awards
2006 | Winner: Best Production Design (Gold)
German Film Awards
2006 | Winner: Outstanding Feature Film (Gold)
Argentine Film Critics Association Awards
2008 | Winner: Best Foreign Film, Not in the Spanish Language
Palm Springs International Film Festival
2007 | Winner: Best Narrative Feature (Audience Award)
Warsaw International Film Festival
2006 | Winner: Audience Award
Gilde Filmpreis
2006 | Winner: Bester nationaler Film