Jonathan Nossiter has directed five feature films, including Sunday, winner of the Sundance Film Festival's Grand Prize for Best Film and Best Screenplay, Cannes Film Festival's Palme d’or nominated Mondovino (one of only three documentaries ever nominated), Berlin Golden Bear nominated Signs & Wonders with Charlotte Rampling and the recent Rio Sex Comedy with Rampling again, Bill Pullman and Irène Jacob. His first film was Resident Alien with Quentin Crisp and John Hurt. He is also the author of the book "Liquid Memory: Why wine matters" (winner of the World Gourmand Book Award). Son of the journalist Bernard Nossiter, he grew up in Europe and Asia and studied painting at the Beaux Arts in Paris and at the SF Art Institute and Ancient Greek at Dartmouth College. He currently lives in Rome where he's preparing a new film.