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Menno Meyjes (born 1954, Eindhoven) is a Dutch-born Academy Award and BAFTA nominated screenwriter.

He moved to the United States in 1972 and studied at the Art Institute of California - San Francisco. He was nominated for several awards for his screenplay to the 1985 film The Color Purple, adapted from the novel by Alice Walker. In 1989 he gained recognition for cowriting Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade with George Lucas and winning a Goya Award for El Sueño del mono loco.

Attended the San Francisco Art Institute; studied with George Kuchar, James Broughton, Larry Jordan.

Filmography

The Color Purple (film)|The Color Purple]] (1985) (screenplay)

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