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Joe Wright (IV)

Joe Wright was born in 1972 in London, England. He is a director and producer, known for Atonement (2007), Pride & Prejudice (2005) and Hanna (2011). He has been married to Anoushka Shankar since September 26, 2010. They have one child. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 8 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Pan
 2012/I Anna Karenina
 2011 Hanna
 2009 The Soloist
 2007 Atonement
 2003 The Last King (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2003)
- Episode #1.3 (2003)
- Episode #1.2 (2003)
- Episode #1.1 (2003)
 2002 Bodily Harm (TV Mini-Series)
 2001 Bob & Rose (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2001)
- Episode #1.5 (2001)
- Episode #1.4 (2001)
- Episode #1.1 (2001)
 2000 Nature Boy (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2000)
- Episode #1.3 (2000)
- Episode #1.2 (2000)
- Episode #1.1 (2000)
 1998 The End (Short)
 1997 Crocodile Snap (Short)
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Other Works:

(2011-13) TV commercial: Directed "It Would Mean Nothing Without a Woman or a Girl," with Keira Knightley and Alberto Ammann, for Coco Mademoiselle by Chanel Paris perfume. See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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"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". See more »


His sister is Sarah Wright . See more »


Very long, complicated tracking shots that display many events See more »

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