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Neil LaBute


Acclaimed and highly discussed filmmaker Neil LaBute has made himself a force to be reckoned with and a name to watch. With his true-to-life cynical and self-absorbed characters and all-too-true social themes, he has firmly established himself as an unforgiving judge of the ugliest side of human nature. LaBute was originally a playwright. He ... See full bio »

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 2014 It's Okay (Short) (writer) (completed)
 2014 Ten X Ten (TV Mini-Series)
 2013 Full Circle (TV Series)
 2013 Some Girl(s) (based on the stage play written by) / (screenplay by)
 2012 Double or Nothing (Short) (writer)
 2012 Denise (Short)
 2012/I BFF (Short) (writer)
 2011 Bench Seat (Short)
 2011 After-School Special (Short) (written by)
 2010 sexting (Short)
 2006 The Wicker Man (screenplay - as Neil Labute)
 2003 The Shape of Things (play) / (screenplay)
 2002 Possession (screenplay)
 2001 Bash: Latter-Day Plays (TV Movie)
 2000 Tumble (Short)
 1998 Your Friends & Neighbors (written by)
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Other Works:

Playwright: "Filthy Talk for Troubled Times". See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Neil Labute

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

The first great lesson I learned - many years ago - is be patient. The first play I had that was optioned by filmmakers was called "Rounder." It was a piece that eventually became the play "The Distance From Here." I waited a year for a film to get made, which never happened. I finally got frustrated enough to make my own film, In the Company of Men (1997) In a way, the second great lesson should... See more »

Trivia:

Nominated for the 2009 Tony Award for Best Play for "Reasons to Be Pretty". See more »

Trademark:

All his films usually consist of a cruel and vicious battle of the sexes with the men portraying unlikeable and trashy misogynists, and the women either crafty vixens or vulnerable victims. See more »

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