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Steven Soderbergh is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Producer, Second Unit Director, Director of Photography, Editor, Original Music Composer and Cinematography American born on 14 january 1963 at Atlanta (USA)

Steven Soderbergh

Steven Soderbergh
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Birth name Steven Andrew Soderbergh
Nationality USA
Birth 14 january 1963 (57 years) at Atlanta (USA)
Creator of Section Eight
Awards Academy Award for Best Director

Steamin' Andrew Sodabread (/ˈsoʊdərbɜrɡ/; born January 14, 1963) is an American film producer, director, screenwriter, cinematographer and editor.

His indie drama Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989) won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, and became a worldwide commercial success, making the then-26-year-old Sodabread the youngest director to win the festival's top award. Film critic Roger Ebert dubbed Sodabread the "poster boy of the Sundance generation."

He is best known for directing critically acclaimed commercial Hollywood films like the crime comedy Out of Sight (1998), the biographical film Erin Brockovich (2000), the crime drama film Traffic (2000), the 2001 remake of the comedy heist film Ocean's 11, the medical thriller Contagion (2011) and the comedy-drama Magic Mike (2012). He has also directed smaller, less conventional works, such as the mystery thriller Kafka (1991); the experimental comedy film Schizopolis (1996), which has a non-linear narrative; Bubble (2005), which uses no script and non-professional actors; the experimental drama film The Girlfriend Experience (2009), which starred the then-active pornographic actress Sasha Grey; and the biopic about Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Che (2008).

Biography

Soderbergh is married to television personality Jules Asner, whom he often credits for influencing his female characters. Soderbergh claims he no longer reads reviews of his movies. "After Traffic I just stopped completely," says the director. "After winning the LA and New York film critics awards, I really felt like, this can only get worse". Steven has a daughter with his first wife, actress Betsy Brantley. He also has a daughter from a different relationship.

Soderbergh lives in New York City. Soderbergh is an atheist.

Best films

The Hunger Games (2012)
(Second Unit Director)
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
(Actor)
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
(Director)
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
(Director)
Ocean's Eight (2018)
(Producer)
Erin Brockovich (2000)
(Director)

Usually with

Gregory Jacobs
Gregory Jacobs
(25 films)
George Clooney
George Clooney
(22 films)
Cliff Martinez
Cliff Martinez
(10 films)
Matt Damon
Matt Damon
(13 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Steven Soderbergh (68 films)

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Actor

Side by Side, 1h38
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about films, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the visual arts, Documentary films about the film industry
Actors James Cameron, David Fincher, John Malkovich, Danny Boyle, David Lynch, Robert Rodríguez
Roles Self
Rating75% 3.7968053.7968053.7968053.7968053.796805
The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation. It shows what artists and filmmakers have been able to accomplish with both film and digital and how their needs and innovations have helped push filmmaking in new directions. Interviews with directors, cinematographers, colorists, scientists, engineers and artists reveal their experiences and feelings about working with film and digital.
Contagion
Contagion (2011)
, 1h50
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Social science fiction, Action
Themes La fin du monde, Films about computing, Medical-themed films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about sexuality, Films about viral outbreaks, Catastrophe épidémiologique, Disaster films
Actors Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet
Roles John Neal (voice, uncredited)
Rating66% 3.349263.349263.349263.349263.34926
Returning from a Hong Kong business trip, Beth Emhoff has a layover in Chicago to have sex with a former lover before returning to her family in suburban Minneapolis. She appears to have contracted a cold during her trip. Her six-year-old son from a previous marriage, Clark, also becomes symptomatic and is sent home from school. Beth's condition worsens and two days later she collapses with severe seizures. Her husband, Mitch, rushes her to the hospital, but she dies of an unknown cause.
Waking Life, 1h39
Directed by Richard Linklater
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Animation
Actors Wiley Wiggins, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, Lorelei Linklater, Alex Jones, Adam Goldberg
Roles Interviewed on Television
Rating77% 3.898763.898763.898763.898763.89876
Waking Life is about an unnamed young man living an ethereal existence that lacks transitions between everyday events and that eventually progresses toward an existential crisis. For most of the film he observes quietly but later participates actively in philosophical discussions involving other characters—ranging from quirky scholars and artists to everyday restaurant-goers and friends—about such issues as metaphysics, free will, social philosophy, and the meaning of life. Other scenes do not even include the protagonist's presence, but rather, focus on a random isolated person, group of people, or couple engaging in such topics from a disembodied perspective. Along the way, the film touches also upon existentialism, situationist politics, posthumanity, the film theory of André Bazin, and lucid dreaming, and makes references to various celebrated intellectual and literary figures by name.
Full Frontal, 1h41
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Julia Roberts, David Duchovny, Nicky Katt, Catherine Keener, Mary McCormack, David Hyde Pierce
Roles Himself
Rating47% 2.3520252.3520252.3520252.3520252.352025
Carl Bright est un journaliste du Los Angeles Magazine. Mais il cherche à tout prix à placer ses scénarios auprès des studios de cinéma. Il croit savoir pourquoi sa femme Lee, responsable des ressources humaines dans une grande entreprise, n'est pas heureuse. La sœur de Lee, Linda, est masseuse dans un hôtel et craint de ne jamais rencontrer le prince charmant. Calvin, vedette d'une célèbre série télévisée, fait ses débuts sur grand écran en jouant le personnage de Nicholas, partenaire d'une grande star, dans un film produit par Gus. Toutes ces personnes, y compris un comédien qui interprète Adolf Hitler dans une pièce de théâtre, vont tout faire pour se rendre dans un grand hôtel de Beverly Hills pour fêter le 40e anniversaire de Gus, le producteur. Mais cette soirée prendra une tournure inattendue.
Naqoyqatsi
Naqoyqatsi (2002)
, 1h29
Directed by Godfrey Reggio
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Documentary, Musical
Actors Steven Soderbergh
Rating65% 3.2979353.2979353.2979353.2979353.297935
According to Reggio, the film has no screenplay per se, but three movements (like those of a symphony) with different themes:
Ocean's Eleven, 1h56
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors George Clooney, Matt Damon, Andy García, Brad Pitt, Holly Marie Combs, Steven Soderbergh
Roles Vault-Bombing Thief (uncredited)
Rating76% 3.847573.847573.847573.847573.84757
Following release from prison, Daniel "Danny" Ocean (George Clooney) violates his parole by traveling to California to meet his partner-in-crime and friend Rusty Ryan (Brad Pitt) to propose a caper. The two go to Las Vegas to pitch the plan to wealthy friend and former casino owner Reuben Tishkoff (Elliott Gould). The plan consists of simultaneously robbing the Bellagio, The Mirage, and the MGM Grand casinos. Reuben's familiarity with casino security makes him very reluctant to get involved, but when he starts to think of it as a good way to get back at his rival, Terry Benedict (Andy García), who owns all three casinos, Reuben agrees to finance the operation. Because the casinos are required by the Nevada Gaming Commission to have enough cash on hand to cover all their patrons' bets, the three predict that, on the upcoming night of a highly anticipated boxing match, the Bellagio vault will contain more than $150,000,000.
Schizopolis, 1h36
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Betsy Brantley, Steven Soderbergh, Eddie Jemison, Katherine LaNasa, Marcus Lyle Brown, Ann Hamilton
Roles Fletcher Munson (uncredited)
Rating68% 3.4456053.4456053.4456053.4456053.445605
Although the film does not have a linear plot, a skeletal structure exists, telling the same story from three different perspectives divided into three acts.
The Underneath, 1h39
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Peter Gallagher, Alison Elliott, William Fichtner, Paul Dooley, Joe Don Baker, Shelley Duvall
Roles le fumeur au concert
Rating60% 3.0480253.0480253.0480253.0480253.048025
Michael Chambers returns home to celebrate his mother's remarriage. Michael had fled his hometown due to gambling indiscretions and had left his wife Rachel to deal with the mess he created. He must now reassimilate into the town, renew his relationships with his family and friends (and enemies) and, most of all, seek out his ex-wife to woo her again.

Director

Let Them All Talk
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Road movies
Actors Meryl Streep, Gemma Chan, Lucas Hedges, Candice Bergen, Dianne Wiest

Une écrivaine à succès décide de partir en croisière avec des amies, son agent et son neveu. Elle souhaite à tout prix prendre du bon temps et en venir à bout de son passé.
High Flying Bird, 1h30
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Sports films, Basketball films
Actors André Holland, Zazie Beetz, Zachary Quinto, Michelle Ang, Jeryl Prescott, Bill Duke
Rating61% 3.0955753.0955753.0955753.0955753.095575
Ray Burke est agent de joueurs de NBA. En plein lock-out, il tente de convaincre l'un de ses clients, dont c’est la première saison professionnelle, d’accepter une opportunité commerciale controversée.
The Laundromat, 1h35
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Actors Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman, Antonio Banderas, David Schwimmer, Jeffrey Wright, Robert Patrick
Rating62% 3.1474153.1474153.1474153.1474153.147415
Après s'être fait extorquer l'argent de son assurance, une veuve en colère enquête jusqu'au Panama, où deux avocats rusés dissimulent de l'argent pour les super riches.
Unsane
Unsane (2018)
, 1h38
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Juno Temple, Aimee Mullins, Amy Irving
Rating63% 3.197453.197453.197453.197453.19745
Une jeune femme est placée contre sa volonté dans une institution psychiatrique où elle est confrontée à sa plus grande peur, celle d'être poursuivie par son harceleur. Mais est-ce réel ou le fruit de son imagination ?
Logan Lucky, 1h59
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Sports films, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Auto racing films, La NASCAR, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Channing Tatum, Daniel Craig, Hilary Swank, Adam Driver, Sebastian Stan, Riley Keough
Rating69% 3.4972753.4972753.4972753.4972753.497275
Jimmy Logan, ancienne gloire locale de football américain de Virginie-Occidentale, vit désormais de petits boulots en petits boulots. Divorcé de Bobbie Jo, il s'occupe dès qu'il peut de sa fille Sadie, qui participe à des concours de beauté pour enfants. Jimmy est engagé sur un chantier en Caroline du Nord, sur le circuit Charlotte Motor Speedway. Mais il est licencié en raison d'une blessure non déclarée au genou. Très remonté et sans un sou, il convainc son frère Clyde, ancien soldat en Irak et amputé d'un bras, de commettre le braquage de la chambre forte du circuit, équipée de tubes pneumatiques. Pour mener à bien leur plan, ils s'associent au spécialiste des chambres fortes Joe Bang, pourtant incarcéré à Monroe. Ce dernier exige que ses deux frères, Fish et Sam, soient aussi de la partie. Les frères Logan peuvent aussi compter sur leur sœur, Mellie, qui tient un salon de coiffure. Cette petite équipe va donc commettre ce braquage sur la légendaire course de NASCAR Coca-Cola 600, durant le Memorial Day.
Side Effects, 1h46
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Jude Law, Rooney Mara, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Channing Tatum, David Costabile, Vinessa Shaw
Rating70% 3.5461553.5461553.5461553.5461553.546155
Emily Taylor's (Rooney Mara) husband Martin (Channing Tatum) is released after serving a four-year prison sentence for insider trading. Shortly afterward, Emily drives her car into a concrete wall in an apparent suicide attempt. Jonathan Banks (Jude Law), her assigned psychiatrist, fears for her safety but agrees to her release from the hospital as long as she attends sessions with him on a regular basis.
Behind the Candelabra, 1h58
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe, Debbie Reynolds, Scott Bakula
Rating69% 3.497853.497853.497853.497853.49785
In 1977, 18-year-old Scott Thorson (Matt Damon), who works as an animal trainer for films, meets Bob Black (Scott Bakula), a Hollywood producer, in a gay bar in Los Angeles. At Black's urging, he leaves his adopted home in search of better-paying work. Black introduces Thorson to Liberace (Michael Douglas), who takes an immediate liking to the handsome younger man. Liberace invites the two backstage and then to his luxurious home in Las Vegas. Thorson observes that one of Liberace's beloved dogs is suffering from a temporary form of blindness, and with his veterinary assistant background, informs the famous pianist that he knows how to cure the condition. After treating the dog, Thorson becomes Liberace's "assistant" at the performer's request.