Letters from Iwo Jima Nominated for Four Academy Awards
To date, Letters from Iwo Jima has already won honors from the Golden Globe, the Broadcast Film Critics Association, the Chicago Film Critics Association, and several other groups. Now, this Clint Eastwood-directed film is up for the running for four Oscars at the 79th Academy Awards. It has been nominated for:
- Best Picture
- Best Director (Clint Eastwood)
- Best Original Screenplay (Iris Yamashita)
- Best Sound Editing (Alan Robert Murray)
The 79th Academy Awards ceremony is to be held on 25 Feb 2007. In the United States, it is to be televised on the channel ABC.
WW2DB has a collection containing over 150 photographs on the Battle of Iwo Jima, including many color photographs. This collection is growing larger steadily as well. If you are interested in seeing some visuals that inspired Letters from Iwo Jima as well as its sister film Flags of Our Fathers, please be sure to check it out.
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The release date of the DVD is 6 Feb 2007.
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