Pakistan. "The Big Sick" is loosely based on the real-life romance between Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani.
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Daphne Du Maurier. Tippi Hedren starred in Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds".
Deconstructing Harry. "Deconstructing Harry" was Jennifer Garner's debut in feature films.
Glory. While Mississippi Burning (1988) won in the 1989 ceremony, Freddie Francis took the lensing award at the ceremony in 1990 for "Glory".
Chief Bast. Grand Moff Tarkin from "Star Wars IV: A New Hope" was named after the Tarquins of ancient Rome.
Puberty Love. Puberty Love turned the vicious veggies into ketchup.
Bodega Bay. In real life, "The Birds" star Tippi Hedren worked with lions, and made the 1981 film "Roar".