Title
Doubt / written, dir. and play by John Patrick Shanley
Director
John Patrick Shanley
Composer
Howard Shore 1946-
Actor
Meryl Streep Philip Seymour Hoffman Amy Adams
Language
English
Publisher
Entertainment One, 2011
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2008
Playing time
104 min.
Note
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Engels voor slechthorenden
EAN
8717418213503 8713045229672

About John Patrick Shanley

CC BY 2.0 - Image by Canadian Film Centre from Toronto, Canada

John Patrick Shanley (born October 13, 1950) is an American playwright, screenwriter, and director. He won the 1988 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the film Moonstruck. His play, Doubt: A Parable, won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2005 Tony Award for Best Play; he wrote and directed the film adaptation and earned a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Early life and education

Shanley was born into an Irish-American family in The Bronx, New York City. His mother worked as a telephone operator, and his father was a meat-packer. The neighborhood Shanley grew up in was considered very rough.

Shanley's academic career did not begin well, but ultimately he graduated from New York University with honors. In his program bio for the Broadway production of Doubt: A Parable, he mentions that he was "thrown out of St. Helena's kindergarten, bann…Read more on Wikipedia

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