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Simon Morris wraps up the Oscars and looks at three films driven by the writers.   A Novel Prize-winning novelist reshapes a Japanese classic film, a modern Japanese master tips his hat at Dickens and Ken Loach, and a genre film from the writers of the sci-fi hit A quiet place.


Living is a dream combination – English star Bill Nighy in an adaptation of a 1950s award-winning film by Kurosawa (Seven Samurai) written by English novelist Kazuo Ishiguro (Remains of the day).



Broker is the latest from Japanese writer-director Kore-eda Hirokazu (Shoplifters), in which a South Korean adoption scam takes an unexpected turn.   Stars Song Kang-ho (Parasite).






And genre mashup 65 sees an astronaut land on Earth 65 million years ago and clash with dinosaurs.   Stars Adam Driver (Star Wars).