Frank Script

Year:2014
Director:Lenny Abrahamson
Written by:Jon Ronson (Screenplay), Peter Straughan (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A young wannabe musician who discovers he has bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.
*12795

The Men Who Stare at Goats

Year:2009
Director:Grant Heslov
Written by:Jon Ronson (Novel), Peter Straughan (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.
*5196

The Debt

Year:2010
Director:John Madden
Written by:Jane Goldman (Screenplay), Peter Straughan (Screenplay), Matthew Vaughn (Screenplay), Assaf Bernstein (Writer), Ido Rosenblum (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Rachel Singer is a former Mossad agent who endeavored to capture and bring to trial a notorious Nazi war criminal-the Surgeon of Birkenau-in a secret Israeli mission that ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin. Now, 30 years later, a man claiming to be the doctor has surfaced, and Rachel must go back to Eastern Europe to uncover the truth. Overwhelmed by haunting memories of her younger self and her two fellow agents, the still-celebrated heroine must relive the trauma of those events and confront the debt she has incurred.
*4815

How to Lose Friends and Alienate People

Year:2008
Director:Robert B. Weide
Written by:Peter Straughan (Screenplay), Toby Young (Author)

Script Synopsis:A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York. Based on Toby Young's memoir "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People".
*4795

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Year:2011
Director:Tomas Alfredson
Written by:John le Carré (Novel), Peter Straughan (Screenplay), Bridget O'Connor (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:George Smiley, a recently retired MI6 agent, is doing his best to adjust to a life outside the secret service. However, when a disgraced agent reappears with information concerning a mole at the heart of the service, Smiley is drawn back into the murky field of espionage. Tasked with investigating which of his trusted former colleagues has chosen to betray him and their country, Smiley narrows his search to four suspects - all experienced, skilled and successful agents - but past histories, rivalries and friendships make it far from easy to pinpoint the man who is eating away at the heart of the British establishment.
*4746