|1994||Venice International Film Festival||Gold Medal of the Presidency of the Senate||The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin||Won|
|1986||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Foreign Language Film||Vesnicko Má Stredisková||Nominated|
|1968||British Academy of Film and Television Arts||Best Picture||Closely Watched Trains||Nominated|
|1968||Directors Guild of America||Best Director||Closely Watched Trains||Nominated|
|1967||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Foreign Language Film||Closely Watched Trains||Won|
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