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Claudette FLINT

Writer

Great Britain , South East

Current Work Details

Where I work

I am an individual working from home

Resources / Expertise

I write original scripts and I am best at writing dialogues according to professional readers. I can write French subtitles.

Availability

Paid Work or Collaboration

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Films I wish I had made

West Beyrouth, He loves me,He loves me not; Full Monty, The Piano Teacher, Il Postino, The Vanishing,Cinema Paradiso, Miracle in Milan, Osama, The Barbarian Invasions, Battle Royale, Educating Rita, Jeux Interdits, Tsotsi, Volver, London to Brighton, Un Prophète and another hundred of them.

I cried watching

I cried when I was nine watching Immitation of Life with Lana Turner.A rare anti-racist film of the 50's. Buckets of tears for Forbidden Game (Jeux Interdits)and of course, La Strada and Kes. Since then, not a tear.

I left the cinema during

Reservoir Dogs (sorry)

Directors I love

Hitchcock, Woody Allen, Patrice Leconte, Michael Haneke, Ken Loach, Polanski, Joseph Losey, Sergio Leone, Tornatore, Pasolini, Bunuel, Vittorio de Sica, Almadovar, Laetitia Colombani, Coline Serreau, Amenabar, Michael Cimino,Ang Lee, Stanley Kubrick and hundred more

Actors I admire

Jody Foster, Christopher Walken,Gerard Depardieu, Isabelle Huppert,Isabelle Adjani, Kate Winslett, Kenneth Branagh. Jeremy Iron, Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, Kate Winslett, Kenneth Branagh,Carmen Maura, Gong Li...

Writers I respect

I respect them all and love lots of them.However, for the moment, I love Stephan Zweig,Garcia Lorca and Haruki Murakami, Elena Ferrante.

My desert island discs

Shostakovich’s waltz from the Jazz suite No 1 to glide above the palm trees. Rock Around the Clock to climb the coconut trees. Simon and Garfunkel's Scarborough Fair to remind me of Yorkshire. Jean-Jacques Goldman to remind me of France. Sound of Silence to put up with it. The music theme of the Magnificent Seven to keep hope,and, to give me the illusion there is a god, Bach’s cantate Jesu Joy of Man’s Desire and the Beatles' Let It Be while I am dying on the sand.

Books I have given my friends

The Perfum by Patrick Suskind, Dusty Answer by Rosamund Lehman, Hundred Year of Solitude by G. Garcia Marquez, Le Sabotage Amoureux by Amelie Nothomb (Loving Sabotage)The Sound and the Fury by W. Faulkner, Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay, Belle du Seigneur by A. Cohen (Her Lover), Tintin, Spirou and French Grammar Made Simple.

My death row meal

The most refined and expensive chocolates.

The best thing I own

Without computer + bike + mobile, I would be growing cabbages in my garden.

More about me

I taught in secondary schools, public schools, colleges and a prison. I also write for the theatre and the theatre for children. I am a member of the Thames Valley Writers Circle.

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