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Now it's 1977.  Here is Best Original Screenplay:

Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman, Annie Hall
David Mercer, Providence
Charles Burnett, Killer of Sheep
George Lucas, Star Wars
Hans-Jurgen Syberberg, Hitler:  A Film from Germany

And here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Yuri Klepikov, Larisa Shepitko, The Ascent, based on the novel The Ordeal by Vasil Bykau
Alvin Sargent, Julia, based on the novel Pentimento by Lillian Hellman
Luis Bunuel, Jean-Claude Carriere, That Obscure Object of Desire, based on the novel The Woman and the Puppet by Pierre Louys
Wim Wenders, The American Friend, based on the novel Ripley's Game by Patricia Highsmith
Larry Clemons, Vance Gerry, Ken Anderson, Frank Thomas, Burny Mattinson, Fred Lucky, Dick Sebast, David Michener, Ted Berman, The Rescuers, based on the novel The Rescuers and Miss Bianca by Margery Sharp

I have not seen The Turning Point (original) or I Never Promised you a Rose Garden, Oh God! (adapted)

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Now it's 1978.  Here's Best Original Screenplay:

Jose Bartolome, Pedro Chaskel, Federico Elton, Julio Gracia Espinosa, Patricio Guzman, The Battle of Chile
Ermanno Olmi, The Tree of Wooden Clogs
Terrence Malick, Days of Heaven
Ingmar Bergman, Autumn Sonata
Michael Cimino, Derec Washburn, Louis Garfinkle, Quinn Redeker, The Deer Hunter

And here is Best Adapted Screenplay

Martin Rosen, Watership Down based on the novel of the same name by Richard Adams
Peter S. Beagle, Chris Conkling, The Lord of the Rings, based on the novels The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkein
Anthony Shaffer, Death on the Nile based on the novel of the same name by Agatha Christie
Eric Rohmer, Perceval le Gallois, based on the romance Perceval, the Story of the Grail by Chretien de Troyes
Jerzy Skolimowski, Michael Austin, The Shout, based on the story of the same name by Rupert Graves

I have not seen Coming Home (original), Bloodbrothers, Same Time, Next Year (adapted)

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Now it's 1979.  Here is Best Adapted Screenplay:

Francis Ford Coppola, John Milius, Apocalypse Now, based on the novel Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Monty Python (Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam),  Monty Python's Life of Brian, based on the Gospels.
Arkadiy Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky, Stalker, based on their novel Roadside Picnic
Jack Burns, Jerry Juhl, The Muppet Movie, based on characters created by Jim Henson
Jerzy Kosinski, Being There, based on his novel of the same name
 

And here is Best Original Screenplay:

Lyudmila Petrushevskaya, Yuri Notstein, Tale of Tales

Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman, Manhattan
Steve Tesich, Breaking Away
Robert Alan Aurthur, Bob Fosse, All That Jazz
Mike Gray, T.S. Cook, James Bridges, The China Syndrome

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