Kelly Reichardt is a screenwriter and film director working within American indie cinema. Her credits include [1 ] , Old Joy , Wendy and Lucy and Meek's Cutoff . Night Moves
Biography [ edit ]
Her debut film
was released in River of Grass 1994. It was nominated for three Independent Spirit Awards, as well as the Grand Jury Prize at the [2 ] Sundance Film Festival. In 1999, she completed her sophomore feature, , based on Ode Herman Raucher's novel . Next, she made two short films, Ode to Billie Joe Then a Year, made in 2001, and Travis, which deals with the Iraq War, in 2004.
Most of her films are regarded by critics to be part of the minimalist movement in films.
2006, she completed , based on a short story in Old Joy Jon Raymond's collection Livability. Daniel London and singer-songwriter Will Oldham portray two friends who reunite for a camping trip to the Cascades and Bagby Hot Springs, near Portland, Oregon. The film won awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Rotterdam International Film Festival, and Sarasota Film Festival. Neil Kopp won the Producer's Award at the 2007 Independent Spirit Awards for his work on Old Joy and . Paranoid Park
For her next film,
, she and Jon Raymond adapted another story from Wendy and Lucy Livability. The film was released in December 2008 and earned Oscar buzz for lead actress Michelle Williams. It was nominated for Best Film and Best Female Lead at the Independent Spirit Awards.
She then directed
, a western starring Meek's Cutoff Michelle Williams. It competed for the Golden Lion at the 67th Venice International Film Festival. [4 ]
In 2013 her film
debuted in competition at the Night Moves 70th Venice International Film Festival.
Reichardt is also an Artist-in-Residence in the Film and Electronic Arts program at
Bard College. Ms. Reichardt is the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship [5 ] [6 ]
Reichardt's next film is based on Maile Meloy's 2009 collection of short stories, "Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It," and was shot in March/April 2015 in Montana.
Michelle Williams, Laura Dern, and Kristen Stewart are starring. Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) bought the rights to distribution. [7 ] [8 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
List of films directed
River of Grass Director/Screenwriter
Then a Year Director
Old Joy Director
Wendy and Lucy Director
Meek's Cutoff Director
Night Moves Director/Screenwriter
Untitled Kelly Reichardt Project Director/Screenwriter
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