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2007 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Director Joe Wright arrives for the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of "Atonement" at the Elgin Theater in Toronto, Canada on September 10, 2007. (UPI Photo/Christine Chew)
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Joe Wright (born 1972) is a three time BAFTA-winning, Golden Globe-nominated English film director best known for 2005's Pride and Prejudice and 2007's Atonement.

Wright was born in London, where his parents founded the Little Angel Theatre, a puppet theatre in Islington.

Wright always had an interest in the arts, especially painting. He would also make films on his Super 8 camera as well as spend time in the evenings acting in a drama club. Being dyslexic, he left school without any GCSEs.

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