Oren Moverman (July 4, 1966) is a screenwriter, film director and former Israeli citizenship American journalist.


Moverman formed part of the military forces of Israel. In 1988 he moved to the United States, where he studied at the Brooklyn College Film Department.

Wrote and was producer asosciado of Jesus’ son (2000), starring Billy Crudup, Samantha Morton, Jack Black, Holly Hunter and Dennis Hopper.

I m Not There to Todd Haynes, a biopic of Bob Dylan starring Cate Blanchett, Christian Bale, Richard Gere, Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore and Charlotte Gainsbourg co-wrote.

He made his debut as a director with The Messenger, who also wrote (together with Alessandro Camon) and starred film by Ben Foster and Woody Harrelson. The international premiere was at the Berlin Film Festival where took the silver bear Award for best screenplay and the Peace Award and it was screened at the Sundance Film Festival in 2009. Also won Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations including a nomination for best original screenplay for Moverman and Camon at the Academy.

His only appearance on screen was in Vanya on 42nd Street (1994). Also made the indent of the Queer William Burroughs to Steve Buscemi’s book.

Moverman moved to New York in 1988 to work in show business. Used their experiences both cinema and military life for his first film as director, The Messenger.

It has been in negotiations with Universal Studios to rewrite and direct a Kurt Cobain biopic. Originally written by David Benioff and partially based biography Heavier Than Heaven, written by Charles r. Cross, the film still without holder will have as Executive producers to Courtney Love and his lawyer, Howard Weitzman.


As a screenwriter

* Jesus’ son (1999)

* Face (2002)

* I m Not There (2007)

* Married Life (2007)

* The Messenger (2009)

* Unthinkable (2010)

* The Big Blow (2010)

* Interrupted (2009)

* Rampart (2011)

* This Side of the Looking Glass (2011)

* Queer

As director

* The Messenger (2009)

* Rampart (2011)

* This Side of the Looking Glass (2011)

* Kurt Cobain biopic (2011)[ 5