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Academy Awards 2020

In this year’s Academy Awards the nominations for best picture are:

Ford v Ferrari – Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, and James Mangold

The Irishman – Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, and Emma Tillinger Koskoff

Jojo Rabbit – Carthew Neal, Chelsea Winstanley and Taika Waititi

Joker – Todd Phillips, Bradley Cooper, and Emma Tillinger Koskoff

Little Women – Amy Pascal

Marriage Story – Noah Baumbach and David Heyman

1917 – Sam Mendes, Pippa Harris, Jayne-Ann Tenggren, and Callum McDougal

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – David Heyman, Shannon McIntosh, and Quentin Tarantino

Parasite – Kwak Sin-ae and Bong Joon-ho

What can you recall about the Academy Awards of 1960, sixty years ago? The epic drama Ben-Hur won a total of 11 Oscars, including best film, breaking the record of 9 set the year before by Gigi.

The Can You Recall series of books contain puzzles and quiz questions designed for people with dementia and their carers to enjoy. Reminisce and stimulate conversation with puzzles covering popular culture from the fifties and sixties.