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"As a writer myself, I definitely am much more drawn to...the pain we cause (and) the problems we face by trying to LOVE each other. So I always feel like my characters are trying desperately to focus their love on somebody or be loved, and yet they're always thwarted by something or other."

is the author of the plays The Busy World is Hushed, The World Over and The Credeaux Canvas, which were all originally produced Off-Broadway by Playwrights Horizons. His other plays include Vera Laughed, produced by New York Stage and Film, The Principality of Sorrows, produced by Pure Orange Productions, The King of Clocks, produced by Lincoln] Center Lab at HERE, and A Joke, produced by Malaparte. He wrote the book for the musical 10 Million Miles, which was produced Off-Broadway by the Atlantic Theatre Company. He has written screenplays for Disney Pictures, Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures, Likely Story/Mandalay Films, and Film Nation, among others. He has also written for the HBO TV-series “In Treatment.” His essays have been published in American Film Magazine and on the web at McSweeney's. He received his B.A. from Goddard [[#|College]] and his M.A. from Columbia [[#|University]]. He lives in Brooklyn.

Interviews with Mr. Bunin on his career, writing and stories he enjoys telling:


Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman

Keith is writing a film entitled Ezekiel Moss which will be directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman.

"Ezekiel Moss," according to production notes, is described as a "depression era ghost story about a young, imaginative boy living in a small dead end town who befriends a mysterious drifter who may or may not have the supernatural ability to communicate with the dead." (read more)