And so in 1976, cinema is made out of a non-fiction account of a recent crime, a singer's autobiography, an erotic memoir, fan fiction, and a non-fiction account of a past crime. The recent crime won:
The nominees, after the jump.
My mother once again abstained from this category altogether.
All the President's Men
adapted from the book by Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward
Bound for Glory
adapted from the autobiography of Woody Guthrie
Federico Fellini / Bernardino Zapponi
adapted from Histoire de ma vie by Giacomo Casanova
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
adapted from his novel, inspired by characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Voyage of the Damned
David Butler / Steve Shagan
adapted from the book by Max Morgan-Witts & Gordon Thomas
5. Voyage of the Damned
4. The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
3. Bound for Glory
2. Fellini's Casanova
1. All the President's Men
As my mother bowed out on this one, it seems i must agree with the Academy's ruling, as the Silver Screening Room vote goes to....
ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN