Director Steven Soderbergh

Director Steven Soderbergh. Two of his films are big contenders for Academy Awards on Sunday. His film Traffic has been nominated for Five awards: Best Picture, Best Directing, Best Editing, Best Writing (Adapted), as well as Best Actor in a Supporting Role for actor Benicio Del Toro. His film Erin Brokovich has been nominated for five awards also: Best Directing, Best Picture, Best Writer (original screenplay), as well as Best Actor in a supporting role for Albert Finney, and Best Actress in a Leading role for Julia Roberts. Soderbergh began his career with the low budget hit, Sex, Lies and Videotape. His other films include The Limey, Out of Sight, and Kafka. (REBROADCAST from 1/2



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