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Photographs by Istvan Horkay 2004

"Think global act local"

S A N D O R S O E T H


Producer / Director / Actor


1981 Sandor Soeth entered the world of film by accident as first time actor starring in the Hungarian movie “TIME STAND STILL” (Dir.: P. Gothar, Script: G Bereményi, DOP: Lajos Koltai) which has turned out to become a cult movie since then. The film won amongst others the 1982 Award of the Youth at the Cannes Film Festival, the New York Film Critics Circle Awards as the Best Foreign Language Film, and at the 1985 Tokyo International Film Festival the Best Director Award

1984-86 German Language and Literature studies at the ELTE University, Budapest
1986-91 Deutsche Film und Fernsehakademie, Berlin

since 1985 several feature films and documentaries as director, among them:
1990 „ON THE WILD SIDE“ (TV Title: Blinde Passagiere) German/Hungarian coproduction in association with ZDF (Script: Geza Beremenyi, D.o.Ph.: Piotr Sobocinski) Festivals: Budapest, Venice, Montreal and others ( Distr. Germany: NEF2)
1992 „DER GROSSE POSTRAUB“ (Script: Geza Beremenyi, Sandor Soeth, Starring: Jan Nowitzki, Dorottya Udvaros, D.o.Ph.: Piotr Sobocinski) German/Hungarian/Polish coproduction in collaboration with BR /NDR/ NDR Int., EURIMAGES,
Festivals: Budapest, Gijon, Rome (Distributor Guild LTD)

 

1989 -1995 founder and shareholder Trans-Film GmbH , attached to several long features

as co-producer/line producer among them:

1991 “SOMMER IN MEZRA” Dir.: Hussi Kutlucan, ZDF Kleines Fernsehspiel


1992 „SCHWARZFAHRER“ (15 Min., b/w, Dir.: Pepe Danquart, Prod. Trans Film)


1994 *Academy Award as Best Live Action Short Film

1994-96 „SATANSTANGO“ (360 Min. b/w . Dir.: Bela Tarr) as Production Executive for Joachim von Vietinghoff Produktion (German-Hungarian co production)

2002 “THE BRIDGEMAN” (Dir.: Géza Bereményi) Executive Producer
German/Hungarian co production, in association with FFF, BR

2003 “NE FAIS PAS CA!” (Dir.: Luc Bondy, Script: Philippe Djian) Executive Producer
French-German coproduction

2003 “THE TULSE LUPER SUITCASES” /PART 1 The Moab Story
(Dir.: Peter Greenaway, Prod. Kees Kasander) Co-Producer

(Cannes, Wettbewerb 2003)


2003 “THE TULSE LUPER SUITCASES” /PART 2 Vaux to the Sea
(Dir.: Peter Greenaway, Prod. Kees Kasander) Co-Producer
(Berlin Film Festival 2004)


2004 “THE TULSE LUPER SUITCASES” /PART 3 From Sark to Finish
(Dir.: Peter Greenaway, Prod. Kees Kasander) Co-Producer
(61 Mostra die Venezia)