Andrew Birkin Writing Styles in J.M. Barrie & the Lost Boys

Andrew Birkin
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Andrew Birkin (1945 - ) is an English writer and director with credits on both the large and small screens.

Birkin was approached to write a 90-minute film on JM Barrie in the 1970s. The job would send Birkin on a journey of a lifetime. Birkin and his researcher, Sharon Goode, set out to find out as much as possible about Barrie and his creations, not realizing that they would encounter one of the most magical stories in literature.

Birkin was not at all familiar with "Peter Pan." Birkin had never seen or read the play nor had he seen the Disney adaptation. Birkin's mother was quite familiar with the play and gave her son a copy to send him on his way.

Birkin admits that the story may not have become as rich as it has, regarding his involvement, had it not been for Mia Farrow. Birkin adored the...

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