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Charlie Kaufman

Knowledge Identifier: +Charlie_Kaufman


Charlie Kaufman

American screenwriter, producer, director, and lyricist add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1958.

Countries: United States (66%), France (14%), New York (7%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Michel Gondry, John Lee Hancock, Tom Noonan

Linked to: Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Original Screenplay, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Screenplay, New York University, Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Screenplay




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Charlie Kaufman was born in 1958 add something


Kaufman lived and worked for a time during the late 1980s in Minneapolis, answering calls about missing newspapers at the "Star Tribune", before moving to Los Angeles add something


Between 1983 and 1984, Kaufman and Proch wrote comedic articles and spoofs on spec for "National Lampoon" add something


In 1991, Kaufman moved from Minneapolis to Los Angeles in search of more job prospects add something


He wrote the script on spec in 1994, sending it to many companies and studios, all turning it down add something


Being John Malkovich - "'Being John Malkovich"' is a 1999 American fantasy comedy film, written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Spike Jonze


Tom Noonan - In the 2000s, Noonan appeared in various other movies, including a widely praised role as Sammy Barnathan in "Synecdoche, New York", Charlie Kaufman's directorial debut


Bryan Singer - In early 2001, Singer was planning to direct "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" with Johnny Depp in the lead role, from Charlie Kaufman's script based on the Chuck Barris book of the same name


"Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind", released in 2004, was Kaufman's second pairing with director Michel Gondry add something


Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - "Entertainment Weekly" put it on its end-of-the-decade, "best-of" list, saying, "Only the bizarre and byzantine brain of Charlie Kaufman could turn this 2004 story about erasing all memories of love into one of the most romantic movies of the decade


Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - "'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"' is a 2004 American romantic comedy-drama science fiction film about an estranged couple who have each other erased from their memories, scripted by Charlie Kaufman and directed by the French director, Michel Gondry


The trio received the prestigious PEN American Center 2005 prize for screenplay for the film add something


Pierre Bismuth - In 2005, after having settled in Brussels again, he was awarded, along with director Michel Gondry and screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the film "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" , which many critics consider one of the best films of the 2000's


Dianne Wiest - Wiest starred alongside Steve Carell and Juliette Binoche in Dan in Real Life and had a key supporting role in Charlie Kaufman's 2008 film Synecdoche, New York.


He made his directing debut in 2008 with "Synecdoche, New York", which was well received; film critic Roger Ebert called it "the best movie of the decade" in 2009 add something


It premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2008 add something


Catherine Keener - In 2008, Keener portrayed Philip Seymour Hoffman's wife Adele in Charlie Kaufman's directorial debut, "Synecdoche, New York"


Emily Watson - In 2008, Watson starred with Julia Roberts and Carrie-Anne Moss in "Fireflies in the Garden", and in screenwriter Charlie Kaufman's directorial debut, "Synecdoche, New York


In July 2012, Jack Black, who was to star in the film, revealed in an interview that funding for the project had fallen through, as the studio was unsure about its chances for success after the financial failure of Kaufman's last directorial effort add something


Trying to make a return to television, Kaufman directed and wrote a pilot for &FX_ (FX_(TV_Channel)) titled "How and Why" in 2014 add something


It is premiering at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival in September of 2015 add something


It had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival on September 4, 2015, receving universal acclaim from critics add something


Tom Noonan - In 2015, Noonan voiced all of the supporting characters in Duke Johnson and Charlie Kaufman's stop-motion comedy-drama film "Anomalisa", for which he won the San Diego Film Critics Society *award for Best Supporting Actor


In a December 2016 interview, Kaufman expressed bemusement with the political success of Donald Trump, stating, "The odd thing is that so much of what Trump said that is inconsistent, and that inconsistency was irrelevant to his supporters add something


Barton Fink - In a 2016 interview, screenwriter Charlie Kaufman said after being asked which film he would want with him on a deserted island, "A movie I really love is "Barton Fink"


In May 2017, he was announced as one of the three writers of the upcoming film adaptation of the Patrick Ness' "Chaos Walking" book series, together with John Lee Hancock and Ness himself add something


The film is scheduled to be released in 2019, where Kaufman will share writing credit with John Lee Hancock and Ness himself, both of which did subsequent work on the script after Kaufman's draft add something