Leonardo DiCaprio won Favorite Actor and Claire Danes won Favorite Actress in a Romance at the 1997 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards.  At the 1997 MTV Movie Awards , Danes won Best Female Performance. DiCaprio was nominated for Best Male Performance, and DiCaprio and Danes were both nominated for Best Kiss and Best On-Screen Duo.  At the 51st BAFTA Film Awards , director Baz Luhrmann won Best Direction , Luhrmann and Mary Haile won the Best Adapted Screenplay , Nellee Hooper won the Best Film Music , and Catherine Martin won the Best Production Design . The film was also nominated for Best Cinematography, Best Editing, and Best Sound.