Iain Softley


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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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Fri, May 29 1:22 PM PDT on STZCI (625)
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Sat, May 30 7:40 AM PDT on MPLEX (663)

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Backbeat Director
(1994)
The Skeleton Key Director
(2005)
Hackers Director
(1995)
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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(January 20 to March 1, 2013) Stephen Jeffrey, Michael Thomas, Stephen Ward and his play, "Backbeat," was presented by Karl Sydow in association with the Glasgow Citizens Theatre in an American premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. David Leveaux was director. 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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