|Producer - Julia
Based on a short story by Karen Blixen
Not yet filmed
Screenplay by Harold Pinter published in Collected
and Faber 2000
Julia Ormond commissioned this Pinter screenplay
-- a 19th century tale of a mother's failure to love her adopted
child -- as part of her 20th Century Fox development deal as producer/director.
Her first offering as producer was the television documentary
Calling the Ghost based on two womens' suffering in Bosnia.
Talking about Pinter she told the Evening Standard
in October 1997, 'Working with him is the highlight of my career.
I think he has done a brilliant script and I hope we will get
the green light soon.'
'"My Dark House": Harold Pinter's Political Vision
in His Screen Adaption of Karen Blixen's "The Dreaming Child"'
by Francis Gillen (Pinter Review 1997-8)