Films About Writers

Barfly (Charles Bukowsky)
Barton Fink (sell-out Hollywood writer meets faux Faulkner)
Beloved Infidel (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
Bullets Over Broadway (about a playwright and the gangster who's a better writer)
Dead Poets Society
DreamChild (Lewis Carroll)
(Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Shelley)
Hannah and Her Sisters
(the Woody Allen character reads and loves the youngest sister's writing)
Henry and June
(Henry Miller and Anais Nin)
The Hours
(Virginia Woolf)
Il Postino (Pablo Neruda)
In Love and War (Ernest Hemingway)
Iris (Murdoch)
Julia (blocked writer meets old friend, finds something to write about)
Moulin Rouge (young writer falls in love with courtesan)
Mrs Parker and the Vicious Circle
Neverland (J.M. Barrie)
Nora (James Joyce)
Out of Africa (Isak Dinesen)
Pandaemonium (William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge)
Quills (Marquis de Sade)
Shadowlands (C.S. Lewis)
Shakespeare in Love (young Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe)
The Shining

Sylvia (Plath)
Tom and Viv
(T.S. Eliot)
Total Eclipse (Arthur Rimbaud)
Whole Wide World (Conan the Barbarian author Robert E. Howard)
Wonder Boys