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Writer sues The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Italian writer Adriana Pichini has filed a lawsuit against the makers of the Oscar nominated movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

entertainment Updated: Feb 02, 2009 17:27 IST

Italian writer Adriana Pichini has filed a lawsuit against the makers of the Oscar nominated movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

She said the movie is based on a story she wrote 15 years ago, reports contactmusic.com.

The movie, starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett, is supposedly inspired by a 1921 short story written by the acclaimed and legendary writer F. Scott Fitzgerald.

But Pichini claims it is based on the story "Il ritorno di Arthur all' innocenza" she wrote 15 years back.