- Name: Roland Joffé
- Born: 11/17/1945 (75 years old)
- Occupation: Film director, producer, screenwriter
Roland Joffé (born 17 November 1945) is a British director and producer of film and television, known for the Academy Award-winning films The Killing Fields and The Mission. He began his career in television, his early credits including episodes of Coronation Street and an adaptation of The Stars Look Down for Granada. He gained a reputation for hard-hitting political stories with the series Bill Brand and factual dramas for Play for Today.
Birth Place: London, England, U.K.
Roland Joffé quotes :
Making the City Of Joy gave me the best political education of my life. It became a wrestling match between an Englishman who had gradually ceased to be a Marxist, and a culture that was becoming more Marxist by the day.Roland Joffé
Sitting down to a meal with an Indian family is different from sitting down to a meal with a British family.Roland Joffe
I'm not a very serious person. You know how they say that clowns are very funny in public and are really sad at home? I'm really kind of stupid at home and more serious in public.Roland Joffe