Robin Swicord is an American screenwriter and film director. She is known for literary adaptions.  In 2008, her screenplay for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button was nominated for Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay. She wrote the screenplay for the film Memoirs of a Geisha, based on the novel of the same name by Arthur Golden,  for which she won a 2005 Satellite Award. Her other screenplay credits include Little WomenPractical MagicMatildaThe Perez Family, and Shag.