Title
Pieces of April / written and dir. by Peter Hedges
Director
Peter Hedges
Composer
Stephin Merritt
Actor
Katie Holmes Patricia Clarkson Derek Luke Sean Hayes Oliver Platt
Language
English
Publisher
MGM DVD, 2005
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2003
Playing time
ca. 77 min.
Note
Taalkeuze: Engels, Frans Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Frans
EAN
8717438133096 8712626030812

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 12 times in Flemish libraries

About Peter Hedges

Peter Simpson Hedges (born July 6, 1962) is an American novelist, playwright, screenwriter, film director and film producer.

Early life

Hedges was born in West Des Moines, Iowa, where he was raised, the son of Carole (Simpson), a psychotherapist, and the Rev. Robert Boyden Hedges, an Episcopal priest. His mother left when he was young so he was raised by his single father. He attended Valley High School, where he was involved in the theater department, including the improvisational group and the mime troupe, The Bakers Dozen. He later went to the North Carolina School of the Arts where he studied drama.

Career

Hedges' novel What's Eating Gilbert Grape was adapted into a critically acclaimed movie of the same title, which launched his film career.

In 2002, he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay for About a Boy. In the same year, he wrote …Read more on Wikipedia

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