Jonathan King (film director)

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Jonathan King (born 1967) is a film director from New Zealand. He is the son of historian Michael King and brother of author Rachael King.

Biography[edit]

King began his screening career as writer and director of the New Zealand black comedy movie Black Sheep[1] and was in 2007 co-writer of the screenplay for The Tattooist.[2] His most recent project is a feature-length remake of the New Zealand television series Under the Mountain, as writer (adapting from the original book by Maurice Gee), director and producer.[3]

He is married to writer Rebecca Priestley.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Credited as Role
Director Writer Producer
2006 Black Sheep Yes Yes
2007 The Tattooist Yes Co-Writer
2009 Under the Mountain Yes Yes Yes Screenplay

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quint interviews Jonathan King, director of the horror/comedy Black Sheep
  2. ^ Exclusive Interview: JONATHAN KING LIKES HIS 'BLACK SHEEP' WITH GARLIC AND ROSEMARY Archived 2009-09-16 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Bloody Disgusting Horror - Under The Mountain movie info Archived 2009-08-27 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Cone, Deborah Hill (28 March 2007). "Monster baby". idealog.co.nz. Archived from the original on 23 February 2013. Retrieved 14 March 2012.

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