Christopher Munch Biography

In addition to “Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day,” Christopher Munch has written and directed the feature films “Harry and Max” (2004), about two brothers who are both teen idols, featured in the Sundance dramatic competition; “The Sleepy Time Gal” (2001), about a mother’s search for a daughter put up for adoption at birth, starring Jacqueline Bisset, Martha Plimpton, Nick Stahl, and Seymour Cassel, which was featured in the Sundance dramatic competition and released theatrically in 2002; “The Hours and Times” (1992), based on the friendship of Brian Epstein and John Lennon, which received prizes at Berlin and Sundance and a Spirit Award, and appeared on numerous “10 Best” and “Best of Decade” lists; and other, unreleased pictures.  Born in 1962 and self-taught in filmmaking, he was a Guggenheim Fellow in 1994 and received the IFP’s Someone to Watch Award in 1996.