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Modern Woman Film, Slow Horse TV Show Wins – The Hollywood Reporter


United Artists The woman speaks and Apple TV+ slow horses She won top honors at the 2023 USC Libraries Scripter Awards on Saturday night.

The 35th Annual Scripter Awards took place at the Edward L. Doheny Jr. Memorial Library at USC — a return to an in-person ceremony after two virtual ceremonies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Scripter Awards honor the best adapted versions of works for the screen, with screenwriters and authors of adapted material sharing the award. So, The woman speaksThe award was shared by the film’s writer and director Sarah Polley and Miriam Tawes, who wrote the novel on which the film is based. similarly, slow horses Writer Will Smith — who wrote the Scripter Award-winning episode of the Apple TV+ series “Failure’s Contagious” — shared the award with novelist Mick Heron.

The woman speaks He outperformed his fellow film nominees Pinocchio by Guillermo del ToroAnd livingAnd She said And Top Gun: Maverickwhile slow horses beats the crownAnd Fleischmann is in troubleAnd Tokyo Vice And under the banner of heaven in the TV category.

Scripter’s win was Sarah Polley’s second award The woman speaks on saturday. The film — which was nominated for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay Oscars — also received the Robert Altman Award at the Film Independent Spirit Awards earlier that day, which honored Polley, the film’s director and cast.

The Scripter and Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay have both gone to the same film 14 times over the past 34 years, not including the last five. Past winners include Scripter and Oscar winners Schindler’s ListAnd Feeling and sensitivityAnd LA ConfidentialAnd beautiful MindAnd There is no country for old menAnd the homeless milionaireAnd social networkAnd GrandsonsAnd argoAnd 12 years a slaveAnd Imitation gameAnd The Big ShortAnd moon light And Call me by your name.

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