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Video of the Week: The National Speaks to Emma Donoghue about her Oscar Nomination

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Canadian readers have known that Emma Donoghue is a brilliant talent for some time, but now world will know it. Donoghue is in the midst of an amazing awards season with the big screen adaptation of her prize-winning novel, Room (HarperCollins Canada).

Donoghue, who adapted the screenplay herself, has scooped nominations for a Canadian Screen Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and many more, in addition to the coveted Oscar nod.

Check out this interview with Donoghue, who spoke from her current residence in France, about the excitement of the adaptation process and the experience of her nominations.