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Anthony McCarten

Anthony McCarten

Anthony McCarten, born in New Zealand in 1961, is an award- winning novelist, playwright and screen-writer. He has adapted several of his novels, acclaimed by critics and readers alike, for the big screen. In 2015 he was nominated for two ›Oscars‹ and won two ›BAFTAS‹ for his screenplay The Theory Of Everything, starring Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking. His script for Darkest Hour has been shot, and the movie will be in cinemas by January 2018. His play Ladies Night continues to be an international hit. Anthony McCarten divides his time between London and Munich.

Awards
  • ›Bestes Adaptiertes Drehbuch‹ für The Theory of Everything bei der Verleihung der 68. BAFTA Awards , 2015
  • ›Young Generation Award‹ des 6. FSFF (Fünf-Seen-Filmfestival) für die Verfilmung Am Ende eines viel zu kurzen Tages , 2012
  • ›Jugendbuchpreis‹ der Jury der Jungen Leser (Altersgruppe 15/16) für Superhero , 2008
  • ›hörBücher Grandios‹-Auszeichnung des Magazins Hörbücher für das Hörbuch Superhero gelesen von Rufus Beck , 2007
  • ›Molière-Preis‹ für das beste ausländische Stück für Ladies Night , 2001
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Movie Adaptations
  • Superhero, Ian FitzGibbon, 2011
  • Show of Hands, Anthony McCarten, 2008
  • The English Harem, Robin Shepperd, 2005
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»One of New Zealand’s most exciting literary exports.«
International Herald Tribune, Paris
»Here's a writer with heart and an amazing boldness of invention … There is not a false sentiment or conventional genuflection in this book.«
Timothy Mo

»Anthony McCarten is surely the most creative author of his generation in New Zealand.«

Günter Keil / Münchner Feuilleton

»Anthony McCarten has a knack for great stories, a talent for treating serious subjects with a great deal of wit.«

Antje Deistler / Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Cologne
»One of New Zealand’s most exciting literary exports.«
International Herald Tribune, Paris
»Here's a writer with heart and an amazing boldness of invention … There is not a false sentiment or conventional genuflection in this book.«
Timothy Mo

»Anthony McCarten is surely the most creative author of his generation in New Zealand.«

Günter Keil / Münchner Feuilleton

»Anthony McCarten has a knack for great stories, a talent for treating serious subjects with a great deal of wit.«

Antje Deistler / Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Cologne
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funny girl
Ganz normale Helden
funny girl
Ganz normale Helden
Licht
Hand aufs Herz
Hand aufs Herz
Superhero