John Collee

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John Collee studied medicine at Edinburgh University and has worked as a doctor in the UK, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, the Solomon Islands, and the former Soviet Union. In addition to his film and TV work he has written three novels - Kingsley's Touch, Paper Mask (1990) and The Rig, (all published by Penguin.) - and contributed a weekly column to The ... See full bio »


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Hotel Mumbai Writer
Happy Feet Writer
Son of a Gun Writer


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  Just Cause (earlier screenplay) (announced)
  Lee (Writer) (pre-production)
 2022 Black Site (screenplay) (post-production)
  Boy Swallows Universe (TV Series) (adaptation - 6 episodes) (announced)
- Episode #1.6 ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.5 ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.4 ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.3 ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.2 ... (adaptation)
 2021 Roborovski (Short)
 2020 The Story of Lee Ping (Short)
 2018 Hotel Mumbai
 2016 The Patriarch (screenplay)
 2015 Tanna
 2015 Frackman (Documentary) (writer)
 2015 Wolf Totem (screenplay)
 2014 Son of a Gun (additional material)
 2014 Tango Underpants (Short) (written by)
 2013 Walking with Dinosaurs 3D (screenplay by)
 2011 Happy Feet Two (characters - uncredited)
 2009/I Creation (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2006 Happy Feet (written by)
 2001 The Man Who Sued God (uncredited)
 1997 The Heart Surgeon (TV Movie) (written by)
 1990 Paper Mask (novel) / (screenplay)
 1988-1990 Bergerac (TV Series) (by - 4 episodes)
- In Love and War (1990) ... (by)
- The Dig (1990) ... (by)
- The Other Woman (1989) ... (by)
- The Sin of Forgiveness (1988) ... (by)
 1987 Star Cops (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Other People's Secrets (1987) ... (written by)
- A Double Life (1987) ... (written by)
- In Warm Blood (1987) ... (written by)
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Less dialogue is generally more. Oddly, what people pay money to see at the cinema is the process of thought -- or rather their own thoughts and emotions reflected in the face of an actor. See more »

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