Blue Jasmine (2013)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Woody Allen)Award details: (details at IMDb)
Blue Jasmine is a 2013 American dark comedy drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. It tells the story of a rich Manhattan socialite falling into poverty and homelessness. The film was released on a limited basis on July 26, 2013, in New York and Los Angeles. Blue Jasmine received praise from the critics, particularly for Blanchett's performance; additionally, they compared the film to Tennessee Williams' play A Streetcar Named Desire. It was a box office success, earning $97.5 million worldwide against a budget of $18 million. Blanchett won the Academy Award for Best Actress, and the film received two more nominations—Best Supporting Actress for Sally Hawkins, and Original Screenplay for Allen. Blanchett also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, and the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.