Moverman in 2017
July 4, 1966 |
|Occupation||Screenwriter, film director|
Life and career
The Messenger, Moverman's first film as a director, co-written with Alessandro Camon and starring Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson and Samantha Morton, premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and won the Silver Bear for Best Screenplay award and the Peace Film award at the 59th Berlin International Film Festival in 2009.
Moverman has reportedly been in negotiations with Universal Studios to re-write and direct the studio's planned Kurt Cobain biopic, titled This Is Gonna Suck. Originally scripted by David Benioff, and partially based on the biography Heavier Than Heaven by Charles R. Cross, the film will be executive produced by Courtney Love.
He is a graduate of Brooklyn College.
- Jesus' Son (1999)
- Face (2002)
- I'm Not There (2007)
- Married Life (2007)
- The Messenger (2009)
- Rampart (2011)
- The Quiet Ones (2014)
- Love and Mercy (2014)
- Time Out of Mind (2014)
- Hunter's Prayer (2016)
- The Dinner (2017)
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