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The Remains Of The Day(1993)

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  • Expanded Release in United States November 19, 1993
  • Anthony Hopkins was named best actor of the year by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association for his work in "The Remains of the Day" (USA/1993) and "Shadowlands" (USA/1993).
  • Anthony Hopkins was named best actor of the year by the National Board of Review for his work in "The Remains of the Day" (USA/1993) and "Shadowlands" (USA/1993).
  • James Ivory was nominated for outstanding directorial achievement by the Directors Guild of America. Ivory was previously nominated by the DGA for "A Room With a View" (Great Britain/1986) and "Howards End" (Great Britain/1992).
  • Mike Nichols, John Calley and Ismael Merchant were nominated for the 5th annual Golden Laurel award from the Producer's Guild of America.
  • Ruth Prawer Jhabvala was nominated for best adapted screenplay (1993) by the Writers Guild of America.
  • Expanded Release in United States February 11, 1994
  • Expanded Release in United States November 12, 1993
  • Expanded Release in United States November 19, 1993
  • Limited Release in United States November 5, 1993
  • Released in United States Fall November 5, 1993
  • Released in United States February 1994
  • Released in United States January 1995
  • Released in United States on Video May 4, 1994
  • Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (closing night/out of competition) February 10-21, 1994.
  • Shown at International Film Festival of India (Filmotsav) in Bombay January 10-20, 1995.
  • Based upon Kazuo Ishiguro's novel, which won Britain's top literary award, the Booker Prize, in 1989.
  • Harold Pinter originally optioned Ishiguro's novel and wrote the first screenplay adaptation, developing it at Columbia with Mike Nichols attached to direct. When the Merchant Ivory team became involved with the project, they brought in their usual collaborator, Academy Award-winning screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. Due to a clause in his contract, Pinter's name does not appear in the credits.
  • James Ivory was named best director by the London Film Critics Circle (1993). Anthony Hopkins was also named best actor.
  • This is the 17th film featuring the teamwork of producer Ismael Merchant, director James Ivory and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. The only exception is "The Courtesans of Bombay" (1983), a documentary which Ivory produced and Merchant directed.
  • Emma Thompson won the Evening Standard Award for best actress for her performances in "The Remains of the Day" (USA/1993) and "Much Ado About Nothing" (Great Britain/USA/1993). In addition, Anthony Hopkins received a special award.
  • Began shooting September 21, 1992.
  • Completed shooting December 1, 1992.
  • Released in United States January 1995 (Shown at International Film Festival of India (Filmotsav) in Bombay January 10-20, 1995.)
  • Released in United States February 1994 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (closing night/out of competition) February 10-21, 1994.)
  • Expanded Release in United States February 11, 1994
  • Released in United States on Video May 4, 1994
  • Limited Release in United States November 5, 1993
  • Released in United States Fall November 5, 1993
  • Expanded Release in United States November 12, 1993