BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay facts for kids

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The BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay is a British Academy Film Award for the best script. It was awarded from 1968 to 1982. In 1983 it was split into BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay and BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

  • 1981 - Gregory's Girl - Bill Forsyth
  • 1980 - Being There - Jerzy Kosinski
    • Airplane! - Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker
    • The Elephant Man - Christopher De Vore, Eric Bergren and David Lynch
    • Kramer vs. Kramer - Robert Benton
  • 1979 - Manhattan - Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman
    • The China Syndrome - Mike Gray, T.S. Cook and James Bridges
    • The Deer Hunter - Deric Washburn
    • Yanks - Colin Welland and Walter Bernstein
  • 1976 - Bugsy Malone - Alan Parker
    • All the President's Men - William Goldman
    • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Lawrence Hauben and Bo Goldman
    • The Sunshine Boys - Neil Simon
  • 1975 - Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore - Robert Getchell
  • 1973 - The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie - Luis Buñuel and Jean-Claude Carrière
    • The Day of the Jackal - Kenneth Ross
    • Sleuth - Anthony Shaffer
    • A Touch of Class - Melvin Frank, Jack Rose
  • 1972 - The Hospital - Paddy Chayefsky and The Last Picture Show - Larry McMurtry and Peter Bogdanovich
  • 1971 - The Go-Between - Harold Pinter
    • Gumshoe - Neville Smith
    • Sunday Bloody Sunday - Penelope Gilliatt
    • Taking Off - Milos Forman, John Guare, Jean-Claude Carrière and Jon Klein
  • 1969 - Midnight Cowboy - Waldo Salt
    • Goodbye, Columbus - Arnold Schulman
    • Women in Love - Larry Kramer
    • Z - Costa-Gavras, Jorge Semprún
  • 1968 - The Graduate - Calder Willingham and Buck Henry
    • If.... - David Sherwin
    • The Lion in Winter - James Goldman

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