Academy Award for Best Actress (Cicely Tyson)
Academy Award for Best Picture (Robert B. Radnitz)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted ScreenplayAward details: (details at IMDb)
Sounder is a 1972 DeLuxe Color drama film in Panavision directed by Martin Ritt and starring Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, and Kevin Hooks. The film was adapted by Lonne Elder III from the 1970 Newbery Medal-winning novel Sounder by William H. Armstrong.