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Oscar nominations: 15 films that came from the printed page

The list of Oscar nominations features 15 movies that got their start in the world of words, from Snow White to a Tolstoy classic.

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3. 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'

The film by director Benh Zeitlin about a little girl living in the South after a Katrina-like disaster hits was based on a play by Lucy Alibar titled "Juicy and Delicious." It earned nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress for star Quvenzhané Wallis, and Best Adapted Screenplay.


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