Benedict Andrews

theatre and film director

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Benedict Andrews is an Australian theatre and film director, based in Reykjavík, Iceland.

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Theater director Benedict Andrews discusses the play Blackbird's adaptation to screen in his directorial film debut Una.

Benedict Andrews: Una

Theater director Benedict Andrews discusses the play Blackbird's adaptation to screen in his directorial film debut Una.

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