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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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