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Name  Shawn Slovo
Nieces  Cassie Slovo
Parents  Joe Slovo, Ruth First
Books  A world apart
Role  Screenwriter

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Siblings  Robyn Slovo, Gillian Slovo
Movies  Catch a Fire, A World Apart, Captain Corelli's Mandolin, Muhammad Ali's Greatest, Ballad Of Dog Beach
Similar People  Joe Slovo, Robyn Slovo, Gillian Slovo, Ruth First, Bonnie Henna

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Shawn Slovo (born 1950) is a screenwriter, best known for the film A World Apart, based on her childhood in South Africa under apartheid. She is the daughter of South African Communist Party leaders Joe Slovo and Ruth First. She wrote the screenplay for the 2006 film Catch a Fire (also a historical film about apartheid), and for the 2001 film Captain Corelli's Mandolin.

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In the late 1970s she served as Robert De Niro's personal assistant while he made the films Raging Bull and The King of Comedy. She also made the screenplay for Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight.

Slovo currently lives in London and often works for Working Title Films. Her sister Gillian Slovo is also a writer and her sister Robyn Slovo is a producer.

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