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Simon Beaufoy

The Full Monty was Simon Beaufoy's first screenplay. It went on to be nominated for four Academy Awards as well as winning a BAFTA for Best Film in 1997. His other screenplays include the Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, 127 Hours, the climate change drama Burn Up, and most recently an adaptation of the novel, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. He is currently adapting the epic poem "Sharp Teeth" and writing an original screenplay, First We Take Manhattan.