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Terry George (I)

Terry George was born on December 20, 1952 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is a writer and producer, known for Hotel Rwanda (2004), In the Name of the Father (1993) and The Promise (2016). He has been married to Margaret Higgins since 1978. They have two children. See full bio »

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Hotel Rwanda
Hotel Rwanda Writer
The Promise
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Hart's War
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 2016/II The Promise (written by)
 2011 Stand Off (screenplay)
 2011 The Shore (Short) (written by)
 2007 Reservation Road (screenplay)
 2004 Hotel Rwanda (written by)
  The District (TV Series) (creator - 81 episodes, 2000 - 2004) (written by - 6 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (story - 1 episode, 2000)
- Something Borrowed, Something Bruised (2004) ... (creator)
- Open Season (2004) ... (creator)
- Ten Thirty-Three (2004) ... (creator)
- Passing Time (2004) ... (creator)
- Family Values (2004) ... (creator)
 2002 Hart's War (screenplay)
 1998 A Bright Shining Lie (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1997 The Boxer (written by)
 1996 Some Mother's Son (written by)
 1993 In the Name of the Father (screenplay)
 1989 Hunt for Stolen War Treasures (TV Movie)
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[on The Promise (2016)] I've learned from films like In the Name of the Father (1993) and Hotel Rwanda (2004) that everything you put on screen has to be fastidiously researched. Even the fictional scenes that are woven throughout the real events and the real people you're portraying can't just be made up. They have to reflect something real that was going on at that time and place. The look, the... See more »


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