Rowan Joffé

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Rowan Joffé
Born Rowan Marc Joffé
1973 (age 43–44)
London, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Parent(s) Roland Joffé
Jane Lapotaire
Relatives Nathalie Lunghi (half-sister)

Rowan Marc Joffé (born 1973)[1] is a British screenwriter and director. He is the son of director Roland Joffé and actress Jane Lapotaire, and half-brother of actress Nathalie Lunghi.

Joffé's first two screenwriting projects (Last Resort and Gas Attack) both won the Best New British Feature Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. He directed The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall which won the Best Single Drama Award at the 2009 BAFTA TV Awards.[2]

In 2009, Joffé directed his first feature film, his own adaptation of the novel Brighton Rock which relocates the action to the 1960s.[3]

Joffé's next project was an adaptation of the S.J. Watson novel Before I Go to Sleep,[4] with Nicole Kidman in the lead.[5]

He is developing an adaptation of A Very Private Gentleman by Martin Booth.[6]



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