Simon Beaufoy is an Academy award¬≠-winning screenwriter behind The¬†Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Everest and 127 Hours among many¬†more. Here, he shares invaluable advice from his own¬†career for aspiring writers. He recalls spending time in a slum in¬†Mumbai before writing the screenplay for Slumdog Millionaire, and¬†shares the politics behind the comedy in The Full Monty,¬†two of his¬†most well¬≠-known and loved works. He talks about the art of writing¬†adaptations and tackling the big themes of life.
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