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Michele Soavi


Born in Milan, Italy in 1957, Michele Soavi's parents separated when he was little and he lived with his mother who remarried a painter. Interested in his stepfather's interest in painting, Soavi began an interest in creative arts in his school. During his teenage years, he decided that the cinema was his true calling after attending several movie... See full bio »

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Known For

StageFright
StageFright Director
(1987)
Cemetery Man
Cemetery Man Director
(1994)
The Goodbye Kiss
The Goodbye Kiss Director
(2006)
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1988)

Filmography

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 2018 Rocco Chinnici (TV Movie)
 2016 Rocco Schiavone (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Non è stagione (2016)
- Pista nera (2016)
 2015 Questo è il mio paese (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2015)
 2015 Sfida al cielo - La narcotici 2 (TV Series)
 2013 Ultimo 4 - L'occhio del falco (TV Movie)
 2011 Caccia al re - La narcotici (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2011)
- Episode #1.5 (2011)
- Episode #1.4 (2011)
- Episode #1.3 (2011)
- Episode #1.2 (2011)
 2006 Attacco allo stato (TV Movie)
 2004 Ultimo 3 - L'infiltrato (TV Movie)
 2003 Ultima pallottola (TV Movie)
 2002 Francesco (TV Movie)
 2001 Il testimone (TV Movie)
 2001 Uno bianca (TV Movie)
 1999 Ultimo 2 - La sfida (TV Movie)
 1994 Cemetery Man
 1991 The Sect
 1989 The Church
 1987 StageFright (as Michael Soavi)
 1985 The Valley (Video short)
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Other Works:

Commentary track for "Dellamorte Dellamore" Italian DVD (with Gianni Romoli)

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Official Sites:

Official Site [Italy]

Alternate Names:

Michael Saroyan | Michael Shaw | Michael Soavi | Michael Soft | Mike Soft
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Personal Quote:

I don't like to repeat myself. I am always trying to do something new with each film.

Trivia:

In early 2008 announced he was set to return to the horror genre with "Catacombs Club", a project written by frequent Terry Gilliam collaborator Charles McKeown. The screenplay was based on a previous script called "The Catacomb Club" which Richard Stanley wrote specifically for Soavi in the early 90s. The plot involved a wealthy Russian married couple building a casino-cum-disco in London's West... See more »

Trademark:

Motorcycles

Star Sign:

Cancer

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