June 17, 1962 |
Pasadena, California, United States
|Occupation||film director, screenwriter, film producer|
Christopher Münch (born June 17, 1962) is an American film director, screenwriter and producer.
Münch was born in 1962 in Pasadena, California and grew up with his mother in La Jolla, San Diego. When he was 15 years old, he directed a prize-winning documentary about the animals at the San Diego Zoo.
In 1991 he directed The Hours and Times, a fictionalised account of the relationship between John Lennon and his manager Brian Epstein. This premièred at the Toronto Festival of Festivals and won awards at the Sundance Film Festival, the Berlin International Film Festival and the Independent Spirit Awards. His 1996 film Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day won an Independent Spirit Award Someone to Watch Award and an award for Best Cinematography at the Sundance Film Festival. In 2000, Munch received the Moving Image Creative Capital Award.
The moving image collection of Christopher Münch is held at the Academy Film Archive.
- 1991: The Hours and Times
- 1996: Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day
- 2001: The Sleepy Time Gal
- 2004: Harry + Max
- 2011: Letters From the Big Man
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