Statuettes in Sight for Movie Adaptations

Several of the 2009 Academy Award nominations include books that were adapted for the silver screen. To catch up on your winter reading before the Awards, check out these titles:

  • Georgiana Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire by Amanda Foreman: Best Art Direction & Costume
  • The ReaderThe Reader by Bernard Schlink: Best Picture, Actress, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography
  • Revolutionary RoadRevolutionary Road by Richard Yates: Best Supporting Actor, Art Direction, Costume
  • Curious Case of Benjamin ButtonThe Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald: Best Picture, Actor, Director, Supporting Actress, Adapted Screenplay, Art Direction, Cinematography, Sound Mixing, Original Score, Costume, Film Editing, Makeup, Visual Effects
  • Slumdog MillionaireSlumdog Millionaire by Vikas Swarup: Best Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing, Original Score, Original Song, Film Editing
  • DoubtDoubt: A Parable by John Patrick Shanley: Best Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Adapted Screenplay
  • Frost/Nixon by Peter Morgan: Best Picture, Actor, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Film Editing
  • There are other adaptations to check out, too. For the full list of nominations, please visit the Academy Award nominees page.

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