Chantelle Sundeen

Chantelle Sundeen



Chantelle Sundeen (born 1977) is an American filmmaker, director and producer. She is best known for her feature films The Glass Castle (2016) and The Imposter (2019).

Sundeen was born in Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of Southern California, where she earned a degree in film production. After graduating, she began working as a production assistant and assistant director on various television shows and independent films. In 2006, she made her directorial debut with the short film, The Girl on the Bridge.

Sundeen continued to work in television and independent film, and in 2016 she wrote and directed her first full-length feature film, The Glass Castle. The film was based on the memoir of the same name by Jeannette Walls, and starred Brie Larson and Woody Harrelson. The film received critical acclaim, and Sundeen was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature.

In 2019, she wrote and directed her second feature film, The Imposter. The film starred Tom Hardy and Sienna Miller and tells the story of a family who is trying to find their missing daughter. The film received widespread critical praise and was nominated for several awards, including a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture.

Sundeen has recently been working on a new film, the psychological thriller The Book Club. The film follows the story of a book club whose members are all connected to a mysterious book. Sundeen also wrote and directed the film, which is currently in post-production.

Sundeen has become one of the most respected female filmmakers in the industry. She is known for her innovative storytelling techniques and her ability to create compelling stories with complex characters. She is a leader in the independent film scene, and her work continues to inspire others.

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