Andrew Niccol

Andrew Niccol, a New Zealander, wroteThe Truman Show before turning his hand todirecting. Gattaca, also an original screenplayby Niccol, was his feature film directingdebut--a science fiction drama about geneticdiscrimination. Academy Award(R) nominee Peter Weir previouslydirected Witness, Dead Poet's Society, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Gallipoli, The Year ofLiving Dangerously, The Mosquito Coast, andFearless. He lives in Australia.