- Laura Jones (screenwriter)
Laura Jones (born
1951) in Australiais a screenwriter.
Jones started her career writing teleplays for the
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Her first feature film credit was the original screenplay for " High Tide" ( 1987), directed by Gillian Armstrongand starring Judy Davis. This was followed by her adaptation of the Janet Frameautobiography, " An Angel at My Table" ( 1990), which was directed by Jane Campion. She collaborated again with Campion, this time on " The Portrait of a Lady" ( 1996). The following years saw her team up with Armstrong on " Oscar and Lucinda", as well as work on other literary adaptations for Hollywood.
Jones is a strong supporter of Australian filmmaking and during the 1990s, served on the Australian Film Commission.
* "Possession" (
* "Angela's Ashes" (
Oscar and Lucinda" ( 1997)
* "A Thousand Acres" (
The Well" ( 1997)
The Portrait of a Lady" ( 1996)
An Angel at My Table" ( 1990)
High Tide" ( 1987)
* [http://www.afc.gov.au/archive/annrep/ar95_96/commish.html Australian Film Commission]
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