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  • Jonathan Demme won the Directors Guild of America's 1991 Outstanding Directorial Achievement Award.
  • Voted Best Picture of the Year (1991) by the National Board of Review. Also cited for Best Director and Best Supporting Actor (Anthony Hopkins).
  • Voted Best Picture of the Year (1991) by the New York Film Critics Circle. Also cited for Best Director, Best Actress (Jodie Foster), and Best Actor (Anthony Hopkins).
  • Released in United States Winter February 14, 1991
  • Re-released in United States April 3, 1992
  • Released in United States on Video October 24, 1991
  • Released in United States January 30, 1991
  • Released in United States February 1991
  • Released in United States February 1, 1991
  • Released in United States February 3, 1991
  • Released in United States February 4, 1991
  • Released in United States February 11, 1991
  • Released in United States March 1998
  • Shown at benefit premiere for the National Center For Missing and Exploited Children, Chicago January 30, 1991.
  • Shown at benefit premiere for the Wooster Group, New York City January 30, 1991.
  • Shown at Berlin Film Festival (in competition) February 15-26, 1991.
  • Shown at benefit premiere for the AIDS Project, Los Angeles February 1, 1991.
  • Shown at benefit premiere for the Pet Animal Welfare Group (PAWS), Westport CT February 3, 1991.
  • Shown at benefit premiere for the AIDS Foundation/Project Open Hand, San Francisco February 4, 1991.
  • Shown at benefit premiere for Chicago's Remains Theater, Chicago February 11, 1991.
  • Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 5-15, 1998.
  • Named best picture of 1991 by the Boston Society of Film Critics. In addition, Jonathan Demme was named best director, Anthony Hopkins was named best supporting actor, and Tak Fujimoto was cited for best cinematography.
  • Project was originally optioned by Gene Hackman, with the actor set to direct and star.
  • Jodie Foster received a Golden Globe for Best Actress (Drama) from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (1991).
  • Began shooting November 15, 1989.
  • Completed shooting March 1, 1990.
  • Film is dedicated to Trey Wilson.
  • Released in United States Winter February 14, 1991
  • Re-released in United States April 3, 1992
  • Released in United States on Video October 24, 1991
  • Released in United States January 30, 1991 (Shown at benefit premiere for the National Center For Missing and Exploited Children, Chicago January 30, 1991.)
  • Released in United States January 30, 1991 (Shown at benefit premiere for the Wooster Group, New York City January 30, 1991.)
  • Released in United States February 1991 (Shown at Berlin Film Festival (in competition) February 15-26, 1991.)
  • Released in United States February 1, 1991 (Shown at benefit premiere for the AIDS Project, Los Angeles February 1, 1991.)
  • Released in United States February 3, 1991 (Shown at benefit premiere for the Pet Animal Welfare Group (PAWS), Westport CT February 3, 1991.)
  • Released in United States February 4, 1991 (Shown at benefit premiere for the AIDS Foundation/Project Open Hand, San Francisco February 4, 1991.)
  • Released in United States February 11, 1991 (Shown at benefit premiere for Chicago's Remains Theater, Chicago February 11, 1991.)
  • Released in United States March 1998 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 5-15, 1998.)
  • Nominated for a 1992 French Cesar for Best Foreign Language Film.