Nominations for Best Screenplay
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Enda Walsh for Hunger

Hunger (2008)

Focusing on the 1981 hunger strikes by Republican prisoners in Northern Ireland. Bobby Sands is one of a group of prisoners who first "took to the blanket" with a "dirty protest" in pursuit of their claims for recognition as political prisoners. Sands then became the firs... Read more →

Garth Jennings for Son of Rambow

Son of Rambow (2008)

In 1980s England, schoolboys Will Proudfoot (Bill Milner) and Lee Carter (Will Poulter) meet by chance in a hallway. Though the boys are polar opposites, Lee asks Will to help him make a homemade action movie, inspired by Sylvester Stallone's hit, "Rambo: First Blood." Wi... Read more →

Martin McDonagh for In Bruges

In Bruges (2008)

Paul Fraser for Somers Town

Somers Town (2008)

Simon Beaufoy for Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Steve McQueen for Hunger

Hunger (2008)

Focusing on the 1981 hunger strikes by Republican prisoners in Northern Ireland. Bobby Sands is one of a group of prisoners who first "took to the blanket" with a "dirty protest" in pursuit of their claims for recognition as political prisoners. Sands then became the firs... Read more →

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