Magazine article Screen International

Garbus to Direct Niederhoffer Comedy

Magazine article Screen International

Garbus to Direct Niederhoffer Comedy

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EXCLUSIVE: Goldcrest to bring comedy Taxonomy to AFM.

Oscar-nominated documentary producer and director Liz Garbus is to direct feature comedy Taxonomy, an adaptation of the Galt Niederhoffer novel, with Goldcrest bringing the project to the AFM.

Written for the screen by Amy Lippman (Masters of Sex), Taxonomy is produced by Niederhoffer (Infinitely Polar Bear) and by Amy Hobby (Secretary) for Tangerine Entertainment.

The adaptation follows the Barnacle sisters--Bell, Bridget, Benita and Beth--who have been raised in New York in a gigantic apartment overlooking Central Park.

Their father Barry is Darwin obsessed, self-made and increasingly frustrated by the unending chaos of being surrounded by beautiful, teenage daughters and their adventures - hilarious and poignant - in love and life.

To ensure the survival of the fittest Barry devises a test of wits and wills that should at long last address what is to Barry the most essential of all issues: nature or nurture?

Goldcrest's Nick Quested and Pascal Degove will serve as executive producers. …

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