The nominees have been revealed for the 93rd Academy Awards, including several movies based on books or with book connections. On April 25, the Oscars will be televised live on ABC and worldwide in more than 225 countries and territories. Bookish standouts among the nominees include:
Nomadland, based on Jessica Bruder’s Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century: best picture; director (Chloé Zhao); actress (Frances Mcdormand); cinematography (Joshua James Richards); adapted screenplay (Chloé Zhao); editing (Chloé Zhao)
The Father, based on the play Le Père/The Father: A Tragic Farce by Florian Zeller, translated into English by Christopher Hampton: best picture; actor (Anthony Hopkins); supporting actress (Olivia Colman); adapted screenplay (Christopher Hampton & Florian Zeller); editing (Yorgos Lamprinos); production design.