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Audrey Wells

Audrey Wells was born and raised in San Francisco. She earned her bachelor's degree at UC Berkeley and her master's in film from UCLA. Under the Tuscan Sun is her second effort as a writer/director. In 1999, Wells directed her first film, the independent feature Guinevere, from her own original screenplay. The film, which starred Stephen Rea and Sarah Polley, was awarded the prize for Best Screenplay at the Sundance Film Festival, the Jury Prize at the Deauville Film Festival, and was nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards before being released by Miramax. Wells is the author of many original screenplays, including The Truth About Cats and Dogs and The Kid. She also co-wrote the family comedy George of the Jungle. Her screenplay adaptation of the Japanese film Shall We Dance is currently filming for Miramax with Richard Gere and Jennifer Lopez starring. Wells lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three-year-old daughter.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Audrey Wells Facts

OccupationDirector, Screenwriter, Producer
BirthdayApril 29, 1960 (62)
BirthplaceSan Francisco, California, USA

Selected Filmography

Under the Tuscan Sun
Sotto Il Sole Della Toscana by diane lane
Kino na obcasach vol. 3: Narzeczony mimo woli / Pod s?‚o?„cem Toskanii / Pewnego razu w Rzymie
Calendar Girls / Under the Tuscan Sun / Sweet Home Alabama
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