Paul Morrison (director)

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Paul Morrison
Born 1944 (age 69–70)
London, England, UK
Occupation Film director
Screenwriter

Paul Morrison (born in 1944) is a British film director and screenwriter. He has mainly directed documentaries and drama films. His movie Solomon and Gaenor (1999) was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.[1]

In 2007, Morrison shot Little Ashes - a film about the life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, poet Federico García Lorca and filmmaker Luis Buñuel. The film was shot mainly in Barcelona[2] and is a Factotum Barcelona, Aria Films, APT Films and Met Film production.[1] The potentially controversial interpretation was written by British screenwriter Philippa Goslett. Dalí was played by Robert Pattinson; Lorca was played by Spanish actor Javier Beltran; the role of Buñuel was taken by Matthew McNulty.

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  1. ^ a b Thomas, Archie (11/09/07), "Morrison to Direct 'Ashes'", Variety 
  2. ^ Smith, David (2007-10-28), "Were Spain's two artistic legends secret gay lovers?", The Observer 

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