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Dive Into the Written Works Behind This Year's Best Picture Nominees

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With the Academy Awards approaching, there's been plenty of buzz about this year's best picture nominees — but did you know that six of the films were inspired by written works? Life of Pi and Les Misérables are well-known novels, but Silver Linings Playbook is also based on a book and three of the other nominees stem from a biography, a one-act play, and a magazine article. Before the Oscars on Feb. 24, take a look at the original words behind this year's most critically acclaimed films!

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