Ben Lewin

Australian director.

Ben Lewin (born 1946) is an Australian director.

Ben Lewin was born in Poland. As a child, he emigrated with his family to Melbourne, Australia. At the age of six, he contracted polio which has caused him to use crutches for the rest of his life. Lewin attended the University of Melbourne where he studied law. In 1971, he left his job as a barrister in Australia after being given the scholarship to study film at National Film and Television School in England. After school, Lewin remained in England where he worked in television.

Work in film

Lewin has since made feature films in Australia, England, France, and America. Some of his notable films are The Dunera Boys (1985), Georgia (1988), The Favour, the Watch, and the Very Big Fish (1991), and most recently The Sessions (2012), for which he also wrote the screenplay, based on an essay by Mark O'Brien. He directed the 2017 film Please Stand By and 2018's The Catcher Was a Spy. Lewin in 2020 is producing and wrote for the film 'Falling for Figaro' starring Joanna Lumley

Work in film

Lewin has since made feature films in Australia, England, France, and America. Some of his notable films are The Dunera Boys (1985), Georgia (1988), The Favour, the Watch, and the Very Big Fish (1991), and most recently The Sessions (2012), for which he also wrote the screenplay, based on an essay by Mark O'Brien. He directed the 2017 film Please Stand By and 2018's The Catcher Was a Spy. Lewin in 2020 is producing and wrote for the film 'Falling for Figaro' starring Joanna Lumley

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Ben Lewin
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  • THE CATCHER WAS A SPY ENGLISH FULL MOVIE WAR DRAMA MOVIE Best Movie on youtube.com
  • Paul Rudd and Ben Lewin Discuss 'The Catcher Was a Spy' on youtube.com
  • Ben Lewin on fandom.com
  • Ben Lewin on imdb.com
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Adapted from content published on wikipedia.org
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