OSCAR: Winner: Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
SIDEWAYS - Screenplay by Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor
Alexander Payne: Hi, good evening. We thank the Academy. We salute our fellow nominees. And we thank Rex Pickett, on whose novel the screen play was based. And our wonderful producer Michael London. Jim?
Jim Taylor: We've been lucky enough to be writing partners for 15 years. Since the beginning we've had a great pair of agents, David Lubliner ...
Alexander: David Lonner.
Jim: And more recently, a great pair of wives. The stunning and talented Tamara Jenkins.
Alexander: The equally talented and lovely, Sandra Oh.
Jim: My mother taught me to write and she died before she could see any of this. This is for you, mom.
Great speech, simple and pure, and congrats to Sideways for the win...