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Birth Name: Peter Lindsay Weir

Age: 73, born 21 August 1944

Country of origin: Australia

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Wendy Stites


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Description: His characters often interact with technology, especially television, in ways that harm them or surprise the viewer, e.g. the church big screen TV in The Mosquito Coast (1986); the living room TV and TV control center in The Truman Show (1998); radio playing in the barn in Witness (1985), and so on. His films very often deal with people, who find themselves in surroundings, where they do not fit in (e.g. a Philadelphia Cop among the Amish or a progressive teacher on a strictly conservative school). His films often feature a key scene involving a main character fiddling with their radio. Famous for making well-known co ... (more)
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Movies directed by

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. The Truman Show (1998)
Rating:
7.5
5530 Watched
Rating:
7.6
3113 Watched
Rating:
6.9
1453 Watched
4. Witness (1985)
Rating:
6.9
727 Watched
Rating:
7.7
382 Watched




Movies written by

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Top rated
Most recent
Rating:
6.9
1453 Watched
2. The Way Back (2010)
Rating:
7.1
357 Watched
3. Green Card (1990)
Rating:
5.5
272 Watched
4. Gallipoli (1981)
Rating:
7.1
212 Watched
Rating:
7
125 Watched




TV

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. Larry King Live (1985)
Rating:
5.7
50 Watched
Rating:
5.9
48 Watched
Rating:
6.6
29 Watched
4. Breakfast (2000)
Rating:
6.5
27 Watched
5. HBO First Look (1992)
Rating:
7.9
12 Watched




TV written by

1. The Plumber (1979)
Rating:
6.6
9 Watched
Rating:
8
2 Watched




TV directed by

1. The Plumber (1979)
Rating:
6.6
9 Watched




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2. Homesdale (1971)
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"Australian Major Works: Dead Poets Society (1989) The Truman Show (1998) Master and Commander (2003) • Director, Writer, Producer. •"



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