Readers go for 'Gump'

March 24, 1995

Here are the results of our completely unscientific poll of Sun readers on who they think will win several major Academy Award categories on Monday, with the vote totals in parentheses. Sun film critic Stephen Hunter will reveal his selections in Sunday's Arts & Entertainment section.

PICTURE:

"Forrest Gump" (347)

"Pulp Fiction" (187)

"Four Weddings and a Funeral" (39)

"The Shawshank Redemption" (37)

"Quiz Show" (24)

ACTOR:

Tom Hanks, "Forrest Gump" (331)

John Travolta, "Pulp Fiction" (152)

Morgan Freeman, "The Shawshank Redemption" (70)

Paul Newman, "Nobody's Fool" (27)

Nigel Hawthorne, "The Madness of King George" (24)

ACTRESS:

Jodie Foster, "Nell" (241)

Susan Sarandon, "The Client" (159)

Winona Ryder, "Little Women" (143)

Jessica Lange, "Blue Sky" (67)

Miranda Richardson, "Tom & Viv" (14)

SUPPORTING ACTOR:

Samuel L. Jackson, "Pulp Fiction" (241)

Gary Sinise, "Forrest Gump" (216)

Martin Landau, "Ed Wood" (102)

Paul Scofield, "Quiz Show" (33)

Chazz Palminteri, "Bullets Over Broadway" (8)

SUPPORTING ACTRESS:

Uma Thurman, "Pulp Fiction" (356)

Dianne Wiest, "Bullets Over Broadway" (100)

Helen Mirren, "The Madness of King George" (66)

Rosemary Harris, "Tom & Viv" (30)

Jennifer Tilly, "Bullets Over Broadway" (30)

DIRECTOR:

Robert Zemeckis, "Forrest Gump" (252)

Quentin Tarantino, "Pulp Fiction" (226)

Robert Redford, "Quiz Show" (48)

Woody Allen, "Bullets Over Broadway" (30)

Krzysztof Kieslowski, "Red" (27)

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:

Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary, "Pulp Fiction" (313)

Richard Curtis, "Four Weddings and a Funeral" (154)

Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath, "Bullets Over Broadway" (55)

Krzysztof Piesiewicz and Krzysztof Kieslowski, "Red" (31)

Frances Walsh and Peter Jackson, "Heavenly Creatures" (23)

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:

Eric Roth, "Forrest Gump" (366)

Frank Darabont, "The Shawshank Redemption" (75)

Paul Attanasio, "Quiz Show" (72)

Alan Bennett, "The Madness of King George" (52)

Robert Benton, "Nobody's Fool" (13)

FOREIGN FILM:

"Strawberry and Chocolate," Cuba (207)

"Eat Drink Man Woman," Taiwan (194)

"Before the Rain," Macedonia (83)

"Burnt by the Sun," Russia (44)

"Farinelli: II Castrato," Belgium (29)

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