Knowledge Identifier: +Charlie_Kaufman
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1958.
Countries: United States (66%), France (14%), New York (7%)
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
"Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind", released in 2004, was Kaufman's second pairing with director Michel Gondry
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
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
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
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
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
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