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George Nolfi (born June 10, 1968) is an American screenwriter, producer, and director. He directed the 2011 film The Adjustment Bureau, which he also wrote (adapted from a short story by Philip K. Dick).
|Occupation||Screenwriter, producer, director|
Life and careerEdit
Nolfi was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended James Hart Junior High School in Homewood, Illinois, and then Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Flossmoor, both in the south suburbs of Chicago. He graduated from Princeton University summa cum laude with a bachelor's in public policy and was awarded a Marshall Scholarship to Oxford University. He completed some graduate work there in philosophy and then switched to the doctoral program in political science at UCLA.
In 2004, he adapted his spec screenplay Honor Among Thieves (previously considered as a John Woo vehicle) into Ocean's Twelve, the sequel to Ocean's Eleven. He has also written screenplays for Timeline and The Sentinel. He co-wrote The Bourne Ultimatum with Tony Gilroy, and Scott Z. Burns.
|2007||The Bourne Ultimatum||No||Yes||No|
|2011||The Adjustment Bureau||Yes||Yes||Yes||Directorial Debut|
|2016||Birth of the Dragon||Yes||No||No|
- Barnes, Brooks (25 February 2011). "Matt Damon in George Nolfi's 'Adjustment Bureau'" – via www.nytimes.com.
- "'Hattitude' Adjustment: George Nolfi makes directing bow with cosmic Matt Damon thriller - Film Journal International". www.filmjournal.com.