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″Amadeus,” ″The Killing Fields,” Top Nominees

January 8, 1985 GMT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) _ The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has nominated ″The Killing Fields,″ a study of two friends in war-torn Cambodia, and ″Amadeus,″ the drama of Mozart’s life, for six Golden Globe awards each.

″A Passage to India,″ David Lean’s film of the E.M. Forster novel, was nominated for five awards, which often are harbingers of the Oscars.

Nominations for the 42nd Golden Globe awards include:

Motion Picture, Drama - ″Amadeus,″ ″The Cotton Club,″ ″The Killing Fields,″ ″Places in the Heart,″ ″A Soldier’s Story.″


Motion Picture, Musical/Comedy - ″Beverly Hills Cop,″ ″Ghostbusters,″ ″Micki and Maud,″ ″Romancing the Stone,″ ″Splash.″

Actor, Drama - F. Murray Abraham, ″Amadeus″; Jeff Bridges, ″Starman″; Albert Finney, ″Under the Volcano″; Tom Hulce, ″Amadeus″; Sam Waterston, ″The Killing Fields.″

Actress, Drama - Sally Field, ″Places in the Heart″; Diane Keaton, ″Mrs. Soffel″; Jessica Lange, ″Country″; Vanessa Redgrave, ″The Bostonians″; Sissy Spacek, ″The River.″

Actor, Comedy/musical - Steve Martin, ″All of Me″; Dudley Moore, ″Micki and Maude″; Eddie Murphy, ″Beverly Hills Cop″; Bill Murray, ″Ghostbusters″; Robin Williams, ″Moscow on the Hudson.″

Actress, Comedy/musical - Anne Bancroft, ″Garbo Talks″; Mia Farrow, ″Broadway Danny Rose″; Shelley Long, ″Irreconcilable Differences″; Lily Tomlin, ″All of Me″; Kathleen Turner, ″Romancing the Stone.″

Supporting Actor - Adolph Caesar, ″A Soldier’s Story″; Richard Crenna, ″The Flamingo Kid″; Jeffrey Jones, ″Amadeus″; Pat Morita, ″The Karate Kid″; Haing S. Ngor, ″The Killing Fields.″

Supporting Actress - Peggy Ashcroft, ″A Passage to India″; Drew Barrymore, ″Irreconcilable Differences″; Kim Basinger, ″The Natural″; Jacqueline Bissett, ″Under the Volcano″; Melanie Grifffith, ″Body Double″; Christine Lahti, ″Swing Shift″; Lesley Ann Warren, ″Songwriter.″

Director - Francis Coppola, ″The Cotton Club″; Milos Forman, ″Amadeus″; Roland Joffe, ″The Killing Fields″; David Lean, ″A Passage to India″; Sergio Leone, ″Once upon a Time in America.″

Screenplay - Robert Benton, ″Places in the Heart″; Charles Fuller, ″A Soldier’s Story″; David Lean, ″A Passage to India″; Bruce Robinson, ″The Killing Fields″; Peter Shaffer, ″Amadeus.″


Foreign Film - ″Bizet’s Carmen″ (France); ″Dangerous Moves″ (Switzerland); ″Paris, Texas″ (Germany-France); ″A Passage to India″ (England); ″A Sunday in the Country″ (France).

As always, the Golden Globes offer something for everybody. The foreign press even managed to work in all three of the farmland wives: Misses Field, Lange and Spacek.

The only surprise might be Sergio Leone’s direction of ″Once upon a Time in America.″ The gangster saga drew bad reviews and little business in its first release. But Leone’s own, longer version has been drawing critical raves.

The Golden Globes, which also reward television achievement, will be bestowed Jan. 26 at the Beverly Hilton. Dick Clark Productions will syndicate the show by satellite.