Sakharov

3 Nominations

Biography of Russian physicist & dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his first acts in his civil rights movement to his receiving the Nobel Peace prize. Sakharov's actions first caused him to lose a senior party position, then half his salary, and finally completely being dismissed from his job and exiled to Gorky, an industrial city. When the Nobel prize is awarded, he is denied the trip to receive it. His wife was able to go there. Sakharov launched a lengthy hunger strike to protest his country's treatment of its people.

Golden Globe Awards

1985

1985 Nominee

1985 Nominee

Best Actor - Television Motion Picture
Jason Robards Jr.

1985 Nominee

1985 Nominee

Best Actress - Television Motion Picture
Glenda Jackson

1985 Nominee

1985 Nominee

Best Television Motion Picture
Sakharov