Born in Washington, he studied painting at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and at the San Francisco Art Institute, as well as the Ancient Greek at the Dartmouth College. In 1990, he made his feature debut Resident Alien, a documentary-styled comedy. In 1997, Sunday won many awards included the Grand Prize and the Critics’ Prize at the Deauville Film Festival. In 2003, Mondovino, a documentary about the global wine industry, was presented in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, then at Deauville.
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