Little Rock native David Auburn who won a Pulitzer Prize for his play "Proof" is moving behind the camera. After writing the feature film screenplays for "Proof" (starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Jake Gyllenhaal) and "The Lake House" (starring Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock), Auburn now directs "The Girl in the Park." The film will screen as a special presentation at this year's Toronto Film Festival.
Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn (Proof) makes his feature directorial debut with a film about the fluidity of family and the unique and diverse ways in which we cope with loss. Fifteen years after the disappearance of her three-year-old daughter in New York City's Central Park, Julia (Sigourney Weaver) encounters a troubled young girl named Louise (Kate Bosworth) and quickly takes her under her wing. Also starring Alessandro Nivola, David Rasche, Elias Koteas, and Kerri Russell.