SCMP Thursday, February 15, 2001
Contenders in main categories
Best Picture: Chocolat; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon; Erin Brockovich; Gladiator; Traffic.
Actor: Javier Bardem, Before Night Falls; Russell Crowe, Gladiator; Tom Hanks, Cast Away; Ed Harris, Pollock; Geoffrey Rush, Quills.
Actress: Joan Allen, The Contender; Juliette Binoche, Chocolat; Ellen Burstyn, Requiem for a Dream; Laura Linney, You Can Count On Me; Julia Roberts, Erin Brockovich.
Supporting Actor: Jeff Bridges, The Contender; Willem Dafoe, Shadow of the Vampire; Benicio Del Toro, Traffic; Albert Finney, Erin Brockovich; Joaquin Phoenix, Gladiator.
Supporting Actress: Judi Dench, Chocolat; Marcia Gay Harden, Pollock; Kate Hudson, Almost Famous; Frances McDormand, Almost Famous; Julie Walters, Billy Elliot.
Director: Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot; Ang Lee, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon; Steven Soderbergh, Erin Brockovich; Ridley Scott, Gladiator; Steven Soderbergh, Traffic.
Foreign Film: Amores Perros, Mexico; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Taiwan; Divided We Fall, Czech Republic; Everybody Famous, Belgium; The Taste of Others, France.
Art Direction: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon; Dr Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas; Gladiator; Quills; Vatel.
Cinematography: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon; Gladiator; Malena; O Brother, Where Art Thou?; The Patriot.