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Pictures at a RevolutionThe 'Revolution' will be televised documented. Oscilloscope Laboratories and Specialty Films are teaming up to develop and produce a feature-length documentary based on Mark Harris' 'Pictures at a Revolution,' it was announced yesterday.

The critically-acclaimed 2008 book, subtitled 'Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood,' chronicles the production and release of the five very different 1967 Best Picture Oscar nominees: 'The Graduate,' 'Doctor Doolittle,' 'Bonnie and Clyde,' 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' and 'In the Heat of the Night.' Harris, a film writer and columnist for Entertainment Weekly magazine, uses these films' disparate stories to vividly capture a time that ultimately gave way to the a golden age of American filmmaking the following decade. Pictures at a RevolutionThe 'Revolution' will be televised documented. Oscilloscope Laboratories and Specialty Films are teaming up to develop and produce a feature-length documentary based on Mark Harris' 'Pictures at a Revolution,' it was announced yesterday.

The critically-acclaimed 2008 book, subtitled 'Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood,' chronicles the production and release of the five very different 1967 Best Picture Oscar nominees: 'The Graduate,' 'Doctor Doolittle,' 'Bonnie and Clyde,' 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' and 'In the Heat of the Night.' Harris, a film writer and columnist for Entertainment Weekly magazine, uses these films' disparate stories to vividly capture a time that ultimately gave way to the a golden age of American filmmaking the following decade.

The project will be directed by Marina Zenovich ('Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired') and executive produced by Oscilloscope's Adam Yauch. According to Variety, Oscilloscope is aiming to qualify it for the Academy Awards.

"I'm looking forward to bringing to life the story of Hollywood's revolutionary year," Zenovich said in a statement. "If you want to know when the golden era of '70's American cinema really starts, then this is it."