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2013 - The Stories (Original Screenplay)

  1. Alfonso & Jonás Cuarón (Gravity)
      Astronauts attempt to return to earth after debris crashes into their space shuttle, leaving them drifting alone in space.
  2. Nat Faxon & Jim Rash (The Way, Way Back)
      Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
  3. Woody Allen (Blue Jasmine)
      Plot undisclosed.
  4. Cormac McCarthy (The Counselor)
      A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking.
  5. Spike Jonze (Her)
      A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his newly-purchased operating system that's designed to meet his every need.
  6. Ned Benson (The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby)
      A New York couple's relationship as told by the wife (The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Hers) and husband (The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: His).
  7. John Carney (Can a song save your life ?)
      A dejected music business executive forms a bond with a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan.
  8. Neill Blomkamp (Elysium)
      Set in the year 2159, where the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth, a man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.
  9. Derek Cianfrance, Ben Coccio & Darius Marder (The Place Beyond the Pines)
      A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.
  10. Pedro Almodóvar (Los amantes pasajeros)
      The plot is unknown but described as a light comedy that takes place almost entirely on an airplane.
  11. David Lowery (Ain't Them Bodies Saints)
      The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.
  12. Bob Nelson (Nebraska)
      An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million dollar Publisher's Clearing House sweepstakes prize. 
  13. Richard Curtis (About Time)
      As he goes through life, a young man who can travel through time learns his unique gift can't save him from the sorrows and ups and downs that affect all families, everywhere.
  1. Lake Bell (In a World...)
      An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voiceover star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
  2. Noah Baumbach & Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha)
      Frances (Gerwig) is a 27-year-old dancer who lives with her best friend Sophie (Sumner), but Sophie decides to move out and live with another friend, leaving Frances to figure out how to live her life.
  3. James Gray & Ric Menello (Lowlife)
      An innocent immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.
  4. Paul Haggis (The Third Person)
      Three interlocking love stories involving three couples in three cities: Rome, Paris, and New York.
  5. Terrence Malick (Knight of Cups)
      A man, temptations, celebrity, and excess.
  6. Terrence Malick (Untitled Terrence Malick Film)
      Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas.
  7. Aaron Guzikowski (Prisoners)
      A Boston man kidnaps the person he suspects is behind the disappearance of his young daughter and her best friend.
  8. David Gordon Green & Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson (Prince Avalanche)
      Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind.
  1. Wentworth Miller & Erin Cressida Wilson (Stoker)
      After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
  2. Nicolas Winding Refn (Only God Forgives)
      A Bangkok police lieutenant and a gangster settle their differences in a Thai-boxing match.
  3. Scott Cooper & Brad Ingelsby (Out of the Furnace)
      Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings in the Northeast.
  4. Kelly Reichardt & Jonathan Raymond (Night moves)
      A drama centered on three environmentalists who plot to blow up a dam.
  5. Joe Ahearne & John Hodge (Trance)
      An art auctioneer who has become mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting.
  6. Jeff Nichols (Mud)
      Two teenage boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the bounty hunters on his trail and to reunite him with his true love.
  7. Scott Z. Burns ((Side Effects)
      A young woman's world unravels when a drug prescribed by her psychiatrist has unexpected side effects.
  8. Zal Batmanglij & Brit Marling (The East)
      An operative for an elite private intelligence firm finds her priorities irrevocably changed after she is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations.
  9. Shana Feste & Jordan Roberts (You're not you)
      A drama centered on a terminally ill woman and the aimless young woman who becomes her caregiver.
  10. Brian Koppelman & David Levien (Runner Runner)
      A businessman who owns an offshore gambling operation finds his relationship with his protégé reaching a boiling point.
  11. Travis Beacham & Guillermo Del Toro (Pacific Rim)
      When an alien attack threatens the Earth's existence, giant robots piloted by humans are deployed to fight off the menace.
  12. Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
      The troubles and tribulations of Mr. Gustave, who serves as the hotel's perfectly composed concierge. 

  1. Joel & Ethan Coen (Inside Llewyn Davis)
      A singer-songwriter navigates New York's folk music scene during the 1960s.
  2. Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale)
      The true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
  3. E. Max Frye & Dan Futterman (Foxcatcher)
      The story of John du Pont, who suffered from paranoid schizophrenia and killed Olympic wrestler David Schultz.
  4. Billy Ray (Captain Phillips)
      The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
  5. Kelly Marcel & Sue Smith (Saving Mr. Banks)
      Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen
  6. Emma Thompson (Effie)
      A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.
  7. Stephen Jeffreys (Diana)
      The last two years of Princess Diana's life: her campaign against land mines and her relationship with surgeon Dr Hasnat Khan.
  8. Arash Amel (Grace of Monaco)
      The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's involvement with Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle dispute over tax laws in the early 1960s.
  9. Peter Morgan (Rush)
      A biography of Formula 1 champion driver Niki Lauda and the 1976 crash that almost claimed his life. Mere weeks after the accident, he got behind the wheel to challenge his rival, James Hunt.
  10. Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack (Dallas Buyers Club)
      Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug taking, women loving, homophobic man who, in 1986 was diagnosed with full blown HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live. He started taking the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved AZT, the only legal drug available in the U.S, which brought him to the brink of death. To survive, he smuggled non-toxic, anti-viral medications from all over the world, but yet still illegal in the U.S. Other AIDS patients sought out his medications forgoing hospitals, doctors and AZT. With the help of his Doctor, Eve Saks and a fellow patient, Rayon, Ron unintentionally created the Dallas Buyers Club, the first of dozens which would form around the country, providing its paying members with these alternative treatments. The clubs, growing in numbers and clientele, were brought to the attention of the FDA and pharmaceutical companies which waged an all out war on Ron. "DBC" follows Ron Woodroof's personal fight to survive which lasted 2191 days when he died on September 12, 1992, six years after he was diagnosed with the HIV virus
  11. Sofia Coppola (The Bling Ring)
      Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the Internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.
  12. John Krokidas & Austin Bunn (Kill your darlings)
      A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs. 

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