Miramax gets 21 Academy Award nominations


MUMBAI: Miramax Films is flying high with 21 nominations including eight for No Country For Old Men, four for The Diving Bell and The Butterfly, one for Gone Baby Gone and eight for There Will Be Blood as the 80th Annual Academy Award Nominations are announced.


“I am so thrilled that Miramax’s faith in these extraordinary filmmakers and their ambitious work has been rewarded by the Academy. To have 21 nominations across four films is an incredible achievement for Miramax,” said company president Daniel Battsek.


“We are very happy to have received these nominations and would like to thank the Academy and all of our friends and associates with whom we made this film—especially Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Kelly Macdonald, Woody Harrelson, cinematographer Roger Deakins, editor Roderick Jaynes, author Cormac McCarthy, producers Scott Rudin and Robert Graf, Daniel Battsek and everyone at Miramax Films and Paramount Vantage. Thank you very much,” said Ethan and Joel Coen.