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Name  Ben Lewin
Role  Barrister

Spouse  Judi Levine
Books  The Dunera Boys
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Awards  Australian Film Institute Award for Best Mini-Series Screenplay
Nominations  AACTA International Award for Best Direction
Movies  The Sessions, The Favour - the Watch an, Paperback Romance, The Dunera Boys, Georgia
Similar People  Mark O'Brien, John Hawkes, Annika Marks, Helen Hunt, Judi Levine

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Ben Lewin (born 1946) is an Australian director.

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Early life and education

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Ben Lewin was born in Poland. As a child, he emigrated with his family to Melbourne, Australia. At the age of six, he contracted polio which caused him to use crutches for the rest of his life. Lewin attended the University of Melbourne where he studied law. In 1971, he left his job as a barrister in Australia after being given a scholarship to study film at National Film and Television School in England. After school, Lewin remained in England where he worked in television.

Work in film

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Lewin has since made feature films in Australia, England, France, and America. Some of his notable films are The Dunera Boys (1985), Georgia (1988), The Favour, the Watch, and the Very Big Fish (1991), and most recently The Sessions (2012), for which he also wrote the screenplay, based on an essay by Mark O'Brien.



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