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5 Ratings

Young Winston

Directed by Richard Attenborough
United Kingdom, United States, 1972
Biography, Drama, War


This historical drama is an account of the early life of British politician Winston Churchill (Simon Ward), including his childhood years, his time as a war correspondent in Africa, and culminating with his first election to Parliament.

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Young Winston Directed by Richard Attenborough

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1973 | 3 nominations including: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced

BAFTA Awards

1973 | Winner: Best Costume Design

1973 | 5 nominations including: Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music

Golden Globes (USA)

1973 | Winner: Best English-Language Foreign Film

1973 | Nominee: Most Promising Newcomer - Male

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1973 | 3rd place: Best Supporting Actor

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