UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Born in Georgia, 1963. He directed 4 short films from 1977 to 1979. His first feature, Sex Lies and Videotape, wins him the Palme d'Or at the Festival de Cannes in 1990 and James Spader wins the Best Actor award for the same film. SS was also nominated at the Oscars for Best Original Screenplay. He then went on to direct Kafka (1992), The King of the Hill (1993), The Undereath (1995), Schizopolis (1996), Gray's Anatomy (1997), Out of Sight ( 1998), with George Clooney, whom he would also worked for Ocean's Eleven (2001), with Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, and Julia Roberts, The Limey with Terence Stamp and Peter Fonda. S. Soderbergh is the only director to have been nominated the same year for Best Film and Best Director, for two different films: Traffic and Erin Brockovich. The latter offered Julia Roberts one of her best roles. In 2002 he directed Full rontal with Julia Roberts and Solaris. In 2000 he created, along with George Clooney, a film production company called Section Eight.
Films presented at Cannes
SEX, LIES & VIDEOTAPE
International Critic's Prize by the F.I.P.R.E.S.C.I.
, Script / Dialogue