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Oren Moverman
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Oren Moverman at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival in 2019
Born (1966-07-04) July 4, 1966 (age 55)
Jaffa, Israel
NationalityIsraeli[1]
Occupation
  • Screenwriter
  • film director
  • film producer

Oren Moverman (Hebrew: אורן מוברמן; born July 4, 1966) is an Israeli-American Academy Award-nominated screenwriter,[2] film director, and Emmy Award-winning film producer.[3] He has directed the films The Messenger, Rampart, Time Out of Mind, and The Dinner.

Biography

Oren Moverman was born on July 4, 1966[4] in Jaffa (Yafo), Israel.[5] He is an Ashkenazi Jew.[5] He grew up in Givatayim.[6] From age 13 to 18, he first lived in the United States.[5] After serving in the Israel Defense Forces, he moved to the United States.[5] He graduated from Brooklyn College in 1992.[7]

Moverman started his career as a screenwriter.[2] He wrote screenplays for films such as Jesus' Son, Face, I'm Not There, Married Life.,[8] as well as the Brian Wilson biopic Love & Mercy[2]

In 2009, Moverman made his directorial feature film debut with The Messenger, starring Ben Foster and Woody Harrelson.[9] The film had its world premiere at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.[10]

In 2011, Moverman collaborated with Harrelson again in his second directorial film Rampart.[11] The film had its world premiere at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.[12]

In 2014, he directed Time Out of Mind, starring Richard Gere.[13] The film had its world premiere at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.[14]

In 2017, he directed The Dinner, starring Gere, Steve Coogan, Laura Linney, and Rebecca Hall.[15] The film had its world premiere at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.[16]

Filmography

Feature films

Year Title Director Writer Producer
1999 Jesus' Son No Yes No
2002 Face No Yes No
2007 I'm Not There No Yes No
2007 Married Life No Yes No
2009 The Messenger Yes Yes No
2011 Rampart Yes Yes No
2014 Time Out of Mind Yes Yes No
2014 The Quiet Ones No Yes No
2014 She's Lost Control No No Yes
2014 Love & Mercy No Yes Yes
2016 Junction 48 No Yes Yes
2016 Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer No No Yes
2016 The Ticket No No Yes
2017 Verónica No No Yes
2017 The Dinner Yes Yes No
2018 Monsters and Men No No Yes
2018 Diane No No Yes
2018 Puzzle No Yes No
2018 Skin No No Yes
2018 The Tale No No Yes
2018 Wildlife No No Yes
2019 Bad Education No No Yes
2019 Human Capital No Yes Yes
2020 Bad Hair No No Yes
2021 Passing No No Yes
2021 Why Is We Americans? No No Yes
2022 The Listener No No Yes

References

  1. ^ Travers, Peter (September 9, 2015). "Time Out of Mind". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on July 6, 2020. Retrieved August 18, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c Gleiberman, Owen (July 29, 2020). "Director Oren Moverman on the Future of Movies: 'Independent Cinema, as We Know It, Is Over'". Variety. Archived from the original on August 10, 2020. Retrieved August 17, 2020.
  3. ^ Hipes, Patrick (September 19, 2020). "Creative Arts Emmys: 'The Last Dance', Dave Chappelle, 'SNL' & RuPaul Lead Night 5; 'Mandalorian', 'Watchmen' Tie For Most Awards Overall: Complete List". Deadline Hollywood.
  4. ^ "Oren Moverman". AllMovie. Archived from the original on May 14, 2019. Retrieved August 17, 2020.
  5. ^ a b c d Applebaum, Stephen (December 12, 2017). "Interview: Oren Moverman, director of The Dinner". The Jewish Chronicle. Archived from the original on March 29, 2019. Retrieved August 18, 2020.
  6. ^ Bennett, Bruce (October 10, 2007). "From the IDF to the NYFF". The New York Sun. Archived from the original on August 17, 2020. Retrieved August 17, 2020.
  7. ^ "Oren Moverman, 92". Brooklyn College. Archived from the original on August 17, 2020. Retrieved August 17, 2020.
  8. ^ Kramer, Gary (February 7, 2012). "Interview: Oren Moverman on Rampart, Woody Harrelson, and More". Slant Magazine. Archived from the original on August 17, 2020. Retrieved August 17, 2020.
  9. ^ Guerrasio, Jason (February 18, 2020). "A Knock on the Door: Oren Moverman's The Messenger | By Ira Sachs". Filmmaker. Archived from the original on October 26, 2015. Retrieved August 17, 2020.
  10. ^ Knegt, Peter (July 13, 2009). "Oscilloscope Has "The Messenger"". IndieWire. Archived from the original on April 20, 2019. Retrieved August 17, 2020.
  11. ^ Buckwalter, Ian (November 24, 2011). "At The 'Rampart,' A Centurion's Self-Destruction". NPR. Archived from the original on August 12, 2020. Retrieved August 17, 2020.
  12. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (September 23, 2011). "Toronto: Woody Harrelson Enters Oscar Race With Millennium's $2 Million Deal For Cop Corruption Drama 'Rampart'". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on August 21, 2019. Retrieved August 17, 2020.
  13. ^ Lee, Ashley (September 25, 2014). "Richard Gere Was "Radiating Failure" While Begging for Money in 'Time Out of Mind'". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on May 8, 2015. Retrieved August 17, 2020.
  14. ^ Jagernauth, Kevin (September 4, 2014). "TIFF Interview: Oren Moverman Talks Homelessness, Compassion And Making 'Time Out Of Mind' Starring Richard Gere". IndieWire. Archived from the original on October 25, 2016. Retrieved August 17, 2020.
  15. ^ Risker, Paul (December 8, 2017). "Writer-director Oren Moverman Discusses 'The Dinner' and Transforming Literature to Film". PopMatters. Archived from the original on December 8, 2017. Retrieved August 17, 2020.
  16. ^ Roxborough, Scott (February 9, 2017). "Berlin: Oren Moverman Talks 'The Dinner' and Making Films in the Trump Era (Q&A)". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on June 14, 2018. Retrieved August 17, 2020.