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BILLY BUDD

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Directed by Peter Ustinov
United Kingdom, 1962
Drama

Synopsis

Herman Melville’s short novel Billy Budd is adapted for the screen, distinguished by Robert Krasker’s expressive black-and-white cinematography and Peter Ustinov’s crisp direction.

Synopsis

Herman Melville’s short novel Billy Budd is adapted for the screen, distinguished by Robert Krasker’s expressive black-and-white cinematography and Peter Ustinov’s crisp direction.

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Billy BuddDirected byPeter Ustinov

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1963 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
National Board of Review
1962 | Winner: Top Ten Films
BAFTA Awards
1963 | 5 nominations including: Best British Film
Directors Guild of America
1963 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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