6th Independent Spirit Awards
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6th Independent Spirit Awards
6th Independent Spirit Awards
DateMarch 23, 1991
SiteBeverly Hilton Hotel
Los Angeles, California
Hosted byBuck Henry
Best FilmThe Grifters
Most awardsTo Sleep with Anger (4)
Most nominationsHouse Party (7)
To Sleep with Anger (7)

The 6th Independent Spirit Awards, honoring the best in independent filmmaking for 1990, were announced on March 23, 1991[1] at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. It was hosted by Buck Henry.[2]

Winners and nominees

Charles Burnett, Best Director & Best Screenplay winner
Danny Glover, Best Male Lead winner
Anjelica Huston, Best Female Lead winner
Bruce Davison, Best Supporting Male winner
Sheryl Lee Ralph, Best Supporting Female winner
Best Feature Best Director
The Grifters Charles BurnettTo Sleep with Anger
Best Male Lead Best Female Lead
Danny GloverTo Sleep with Anger Anjelica HustonThe Grifters
Best Supporting Male Best Supporting Female
Bruce DavisonLongtime Companion Sheryl Lee RalphTo Sleep with Anger
Best Screenplay Best First Feature
To Sleep with AngerCharles Burnett Metropolitan
Best Cinematography Best International Film
Wild at HeartFrederick Elmes Sweetie o Australia

Films with multiple nominations and awards

Films that received multiple nominations

Nominations Film
7 House Party
To Sleep with Anger
6 Henry: The Portrait of a Serial Killer
The Plot Against Harry
4 Pump Up the Volume
3 Metropolitan
2 The Grifters
2 Wild at Heart

Films that won multiple awards

Awards Film
4 To Sleep with Anger
2 The Grifters

Special awards

Friend of Independents Award

John Cassavetes Award

Special Distinction Award


  1. ^ "Prelude to the Oscars : Awards: The nominees and other party-goers had another race to contend with--going from a publicists' luncheon to a Scorsese tribute to the independent filmmakers awards". Los Angeles Times. 1991-03-25. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Independence days". Variety. 2005-02-24. Retrieved .

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