Warm Springs

Warm Springs

Starring Kenneth Branagh, Cynthia Nixon, Tim Blake Nelson, Kathy Bates, David Paymer, Matthew O’Leary Directed By Joseph Sargent Year 2005

The Story

WARM SPRINGS is a HBO television film about Franklin D. Roosevelt’s pre-presidency days. The film takes a look at his struggle with polio and discovering the Warm Springs, Georgia spa resort. Roosevelt grows as he interacts with other disabled people at the spa, which prepares him for the challenges he will face as president during the Great Depression.

Matt’s Character

Matt plays Fred Botts, a sickly boy found in a train box car, whom Roosevelt personally helps nurse back to health.

Awards

WINS:

2005 Emmy Awards -- Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie

2005 Emmy Awards -- Outstanding Made for Television Movie

2005 Emmy Awards -- Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or Specials

2005 Emmy Awards -- Outstanding Single-Camera Sound Mixing for a Miniseries or Movie

2005 Emmy Awards -- Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie: Jane Alexander

2006 American Society of Cinematographers -- Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Movies of the Week: Robbie Greenberg

2006 Directors Guild of America -- Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television

2006 Writers Guild of America -- Best Original Long Form: Margaret Nagle

NOMINATED:

2005 Emmy Awards -- Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or Special

2005 Emmy Awards -- Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or Movie: Robbie Greenberg

2005 Emmy Awards -- Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or Special

2005 Emmy Awards -- Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or Special: Joseph Sargent

2005 Emmy Awards -- Outstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries, Movie or Special

2005 Emmy Awards -- Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie: Kenneth Branagh

2005 Emmy Awards -- Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie: Cynthia Nixon

2005 Emmy Awards -- Outstanding Makeup for a Miniseries, Movie or Special

2005 Emmy Awards -- Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or Special

2005 Emmy Awards -- Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie: Kathy Bates

2005 Emmy Awards -- Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special

2005 Satellite Awards -- Outstanding Actor in a Made for TV Movie: Kenneth Branagh

2005 Satellite Awards -- Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role in a Made for TV Movie: Tim Blake Nelson

2005 Satellite Awards -- Outstanding Actress in a Made for TV Movie: Cynthia Nixon

2005 Satellite Awards -- Outstanding Actress in a Supporting Role a Made for TV Movie: Jane Alexander

2005 Satellite Awards -- Outstanding Motion Picture Made for Television

2006 Golden Globes -- Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

2006 Golden Globes -- Best Performance by an Actor in a Made for TV Movie: Kenneth Branagh

2006 Golden Globes -- Best Performance by an Actress a Made for TV Movie: Cynthia Nixon

2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards -- Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie: Cynthia Nixon

2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards -- Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie: Kenneth Branagh

2006 American Cinema Editors -- Best Edited Miniseries or Motion Picture for Non-Commercial Television: Michael Brown

2006 Art Directors Guild -- Excellence in Production Design Award for Television

2006 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards -- Best Picture Made for Television

2006 Casting Society of America -- Best Movie of the Week Casting: Lynn Kressel

2006 Costume Designers Guild Awards -- Outstanding Costume Design for Television Movie: Hope Hanafin

2006 Humanitas Prize -- Nominated for 90 Minute or Longer Category: Margaret Nagle

2006 PGA Awards -- Television Producer of the Year Award in Longform

2006 Visual Effects Society Awards -- Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Broadcast Program

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