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Robert Nelson Jacobs


Robert Nelson Jacobs grew up in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Jacobs attended Yale University, where he received the Curtis Literary Prize for his short fiction and graduated with honors. He earned his master's degree from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Jacobs began his career as a writer of short stories that were published in little, ... See full bio »

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Dinosaur
Dinosaur Writer
(2000)
Chocolat
Chocolat Writer
(2000)
The Shipping News
(2001)
The Water Horse
(2007)

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 2010 Extraordinary Measures (written by)
 2007 The Water Horse (screenplay)
 2001 The Shipping News (screenplay)
 2000 Chocolat (screenplay)
 2000 Dinosaur (screenplay) / (story)
 1997 Out to Sea (written by)
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 1997 Out to Sea (lyrics: "You're Our Guest")
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 2006 Flushed Away (additional screenplay material)
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 2000 One Taste Is Never Enough... The Pleasures of 'Chocolat' (TV Movie documentary) (special thanks)
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 2001 Dive Beneath the Surface of the Shipping News (Video documentary short)
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 2000 One Taste Is Never Enough... The Pleasures of 'Chocolat' (TV Movie documentary)
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