The Player (1992)
Academy Award for Best Film Editing (Geraldine Peroni)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Michael Tolkin)Award details: (details at IMDb)
The Player is a 1992 American satirical film directed by Robert Altman from a screenplay by Michael Tolkin based on his own 1988 novel of the same name. It is the story of Hollywood studio executive Griffin Mill who murders an aspiring screenwriter he believed was sending him death threats. The Player has many film references and Hollywood insider jokes, with around sixty Hollywood celebrities agreeing to make cameo appearances in the film. Altman stated, "It is a very mild satire," offending no one.