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Iain Softley


Softley was educated at St Benedict's School, Ealing, London, and Queens' College, Cambridge University, where he was a member of the college's dramatic society, the BATS, and directed a number of highly-praised theatrical productions. He worked for Granada TV and the BBC before becoming a director of music videos and, eventually, movies. His ... See full bio »

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Known For

Backbeat
Backbeat Director
(1994)
The Skeleton Key
The Skeleton Key Director
(2005)
Hackers
Hackers Director
(1995)
K-PAX
K-PAX Director
(2001)

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 2015 Curve
 2015 The Outcast (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2015)
- Episode #1.1 (2015)
 2012 Playhouse Presents (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Man (2012)
 2008 Inkheart
 2001 K-PAX
 1995 Hackers
 1994 Backbeat
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Directed Toni Braxton music video "How Could an Angel Break My Heart?" (1997). See more »
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Use erratic black and white footage at key moments or flashbacks in his movies (Skeleton Key and Inkheart). See more »

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