The Color Purple Script

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Director:Steven Spielberg
Written by:Menno Meyjes (Screenplay), Alice Walker (Novel)

Script Synopsis:An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing 'Mister' Albert Johnson, things go from bad to worse, leaving Celie to find companionship anywhere she can. She perseveres, holding on to her dream of one day being reunited with her sister in Africa.

Max Script

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Director:Menno Meyjes
Written by:Menno Meyjes (Author)

Script Synopsis:In 1918, a young, disillusioned Adolph Hitler strikes up a friendship with a Jewish art dealer while weighing a life of passion for art vs. talent at politics

Martian Child Script

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Director:Menno Meyjes
Written by:Seth Bass (Screenplay), Jonathan Tolins (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A recently-widowed science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.

Ricochet Script

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Director:Russell Mulcahy
Written by:Steven E. de Souza (Screenplay), Fred Dekker (Story), Menno Meyjes (Story)

Script Synopsis:An attorney is terrorized by the criminal he put away years ago when he was a cop.

The Siege

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Director:Edward Zwick
Written by:Lawrence Wright (Screenplay), Menno Meyjes (Screenplay), Edward Zwick (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist from his Middle East homeland leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York. An FBI senior agent and his team attempt to locate and decommission the enemy cells, but must also deal with an Army General gone rogue and a female CIA agent of uncertain loyalties.

Empire of the Sun

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Director:Steven Spielberg
Written by:Tom Stoppard (Screenplay), Menno Meyjes (Screenplay), J.G. Ballard (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor named Basie, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even though he is separated from his parents and in a hostile environment, Jamie maintains his dignity and youthful spirits, providing a beacon of hope for the others held captive with him.