Courtney Hunt (born in 1964) is an American screenwriter and film director. Her debut feature film, Frozen River, won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.
Hunt directed Frozen River, a film starring Melissa Leo, in 2008. It was nominated at the 81st Academy Awards, and it was also nominated for the 24th Independent Spirit Awards. It won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.
She will direct The Whole Truth, a thriller film starring Keanu Reeves.
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