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The Literary Guide to the 2017 Golden Globes

It’s award season and we’ve been watching closely to see which movies are based on books. Adaptations either fly or flop, but when they’re nominated for awards, it gives us hope for future adaptations and excitement if it’s one of our favorites. The Golden Globes will premiere on January 5th. We’ve compiled a list for the nominated movies and shows that are based on books.
  1. Game of Thrones – Based on A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin 

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Nominations: Television series, drama; supporting actress in a series, limited series or motion picture made for television
 
 
 
          2.  Elle – Based on the book, Ohh… by Philippe Djian
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Nominations: Motion picture, foreign language; actress in a motion picture, drama
 
  1. Mozart in the Jungle – Based on the memoir, Mozart in the Jungle by Blair Tindall
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Nominations: Television series, musical or comedy; Gael García Bernal, actor in a television series, musical or comedy
 
  1. Arrival – Based on The Story of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang 
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Nominations: Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
 
  1. Nocturnal Animals – Based on the book Tony and Susan by Austin Wright

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Nominations: Supporting actor in any motion picture; director, motion picture; screenplay, motion picture
 
  1. The People vs. O.J. Simpson – Based on The Run of His Life by Jeffrey Toobin 
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Nominations: Television limited series or motion picture made for television; actress in a limited series or motion picture made for television; actor in a limited series or motion picture made for television; supporting actor in a series, limited series or motion picture made for television
 
  1. Fences – Based on the play Fences by August Wilson  
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Nominations: Actor in a motion picture, drama; supporting actress in any motion picture
 
  1. The Night Manager – Based on the book, The Night Manager by John Le Carre 
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Nominations: Television limited series or motion picture made for television; actor in a limited series or motion picture made for television; supporting actress in a series, limited series or motion picture made for television; supporting actor in a series, limited series or motion picture made for television
 
  1. Lion – Based on the memoir,  A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley 

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Nominations: Motion picture, drama; supporting actor in any motion picture; supporting actress in any motion picture; original score, motion picture
 
  1. Hidden Figures – Based on Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Sheerly 
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Nominations: Supporting actress in any motion picture
 
  1. Outlander – Based on the books by Diana Gabaldon
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Nominations: Actress in a television series, drama
 
 
        12.  My Life as a Zucchini – Based on Autobiographie D’une Courgette by Gilles Paris
 
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Nominations: Motion picture, animated

 

 

 

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