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    Sarah Polley Wins Finest Tailored Screenplay WGA Award for “Ladies Speaking”

    “Ladies Speaking” has been getting awards buzz since its world premiere at Telluride final September, and as awards season reaches its zenith, it’s trying an increasing number of doubtless that the movie’s author and director, Sarah Polley, can be delivering an acceptance speech on the upcoming Oscars. The WGA Awards came about Sunday, and Polley introduced dwelling the prize for tailored screenplay for “Ladies Speaking.”

    Primarily based on Miriam Toew’s novel of the identical identify, “Ladies Speaking” is facilities on girls in a distant spiritual group who’re reeling within the aftermath of a sequence of sexual assaults. Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, and Jessie Buckley lead the solid.

    Polley is up for finest tailored screenplay on the Academy Awards, and is taken into account the frontrunner within the class. She was snubbed within the Finest Director class, which is comprised completely of male nominees. “Ladies Speaking” is the only woman-directed title competing for Finest Image.

    Head over to Deadline to take a look at all the winners from the WGA Awards. The Oscars will happen March 12.

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