In The Heat Of The Night
(United Artists, 1967)
American masterpiece about racial tension focused amidst a Southern murder mystery.
Career-making performances in their own right for Rod Steiger and Sidney Poitier, ably supported by the talented (and still missed) Warren Oates, and Lee Grant, and music by Quincy Jones.
Best Picture, Best Actor (Steiger), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Film Editing, and Best Sound.