Joe Wright

Joe Wright

Director
Life Story

Joe Wright is an English film director. He is best known for Pride & Prejudice (2005), Atonement (2007), Anna Karenina (2012), and Darkest Hour (2017).

Wright always had an interest in the arts, especially painting. He would also make films on his Super 8 camera as well as spend time in the evenings acting in a drama club. He began his career working at his parents' puppet theatre. He also took classes at the Anna Scher Theatre School and acted professionally on stage and camera.

 

Family

Anoushka Shankar

Trivia

His parents, John and Lyndie Wright, founded Islington's Little Angel Theater, a puppet theatre, in 1961. Lyndie still serves as an Honorary Associate.

Personal Quotes 

"Pride & Prejudice (2005) is my first film with a happy ending. Before, I naively thought they were a cop-out, but now I've come to believe that happy endings and wish fulfillment are an incredibly important part of our cultural life"

 

Filmography

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