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Birth Name: Peter Lindsay Weir

Age: 75, 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

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4. Witness (1985)
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6.9
745 Watched
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7.7
399 Watched




Movies written by

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2. The Way Back (2010)
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7
130 Watched




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TV written by

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TV directed by

Rating:
6.6
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Movies

2. Homesdale (1971)
Rating:
4
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"Australian Major Works: Dead Poets Society (1989) The Truman Show (1998) Master and Commander (2003) • Director, Writer, Producer. •"