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Menno Meyjes

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Name  Menno Meyjes
Role  Screenwriter
Books  The Siege: The Screenplay

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Born  1954 (age 60–61)Eindhoven, Netherlands
Occupation  Screenwriter, director, producer
Education  San Francisco Art Institute
Awards  Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Goya Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
Nominations  Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay
Movies  Manolete, Martian Child, The Dinner, The Color Purple, Max
Similar People  Steven Spielberg, Bobby Coleman, Jeffrey Boam, Jacob Derwig, Thekla Reuten

Trailer - The Color Purple

Menno Meyjes (born 1954, Eindhoven) is a Dutch-born screenwriter, film director and producer.


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Meyjes moved to the United States in 1972 and studied at San Francisco Art Institute. He was nominated for several awards for his screenplay to the 1985 film The Color Purple, adapted from the novel by Alice Walker. In 1989 he gained recognition for cowriting Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade with George Lucas and winning a Goya Award for El Sueño del mono loco.

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In 2002 Meyjes wrote and directed the film Max.

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He attended San Francisco Art Institute; there he studied with George Kuchar, James Broughton, and Larry Jordan.

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  • The Color Purple (1985) (screenplay)
  • Lionheart (1987) (screenplay, story)
  • Empire of the Sun (1987) (uncredited)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) (story)
  • El Sueño del mono loco (1989) (writer)
  • Ricochet (1991) (story)
  • The Siege (1998) (screenplay)
  • Max (2002) (writer and director)
  • Martian Child (2007) (director)
  • Manolete (2008) (writer and director)
  • The Dinner (2013)
  • De Held (2016)
  • References

    Menno Meyjes Wikipedia