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Shimon Dotan est un Réalisateur, Scénariste et Producteur né le 23 décembre 1949

Shimon Dotan

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Naissance 23 décembre 1949 (70 ans)
Récompenses Bourse Guggenheim

Shimon Dotan (en hébreu שמעון דותן) est un réalisateur, producteur et scénariste israélien, né le 23 décembre 1949 à Adjud, en Roumanie.

Biographie

Early life
Shimon Dotan was born in Romania in 1949 and moved to Israel in 1959. He grew up in an agricultural cooperative, served five years in the Israeli military as a Navy Seal, and went on to get his BFA at Tel Aviv University, where his student films won twice Israel’s Best Short Film and Best Director Awards.


Career
Dotan is the recipient of numerous awards including, the Special Jury Prize for Best World Documentary Feature at Sundance Film Festival (Hot House), Silver Bear Award at Berlin Film Festival (Smile of the Lamb, best actor), Best Film Award at New Port Beach Film Festival (You Can Thank Me Later), two times winner of Israeli Academy Award for Best Film and Best Director (Repeat Dive, Smile Of The Lamb) and others.

Dotan’s feature films have received both critical acclaim and commercial success. His debut writing/directing/producing effort, Repeat Dive (1982), which chronicles Dotan’s own experiences as a member of Israel’s elite Navy Commando unit, won three Israeli Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, and was selected for the official competition at the Berlin and Chicago Film Festivals. He followed that effort with two quasi-documentaries, Souvenirs from Tel Aviv and Souvenirs from Hebron (1982).

His 1986 feature film The Smile of the Lamb (1986), written, directed by Dotan and co-produced with Yonatan Aroch, won numerous awards including the Silver Bear at Berlin and six Israeli Academy Awards, including those for Best Director and Best Picture. In 1991, Dotan wrote and directed The Finest Hour starring Rob Lowe, Tracy Griffith and Gale Hanson.

After moving to Montreal Canada in 1991 Dotan co-founded Cinequest Films Inc. together with partner Netaya Anbar. In 1994 Dotan directed and produced Warriors, starring Macha Grenon, Gary Busey and Michael Pare. In 1996 Dotan directed and produced Coyote Run, starring Peter Greene, Macha Grenon and Michael Pare. The critically acclaimed You Can Thank Me Later (1999), was produced together with Anbar and directed by Dotan in 1999 and starred Ellen Burstyn, Genevieve Boujold, Amanda Plummer and Mary McDonnell. It was awarded Best Film at Newport Beach Film Festival, selected for the closing night at the Palm Springs Film Festival and had its opening gala at the Montreal Film Festival. In 1999-2000 Dotan produced The List (1999) with Ryan O’Neal, Rock Lafortune and Ben Gazara, Cause of Death (2000) with Maxim Roy, Patrick Bergin and Michael Ironside and Wilder (2000) with Pam Grier, Romano Orzari and Rutger Hauer. In 2001 Dotan produced Hidden Agenda with Dolph Lundgren and Maxim Roy. In 2003 Dotan co-wrote the script for Watching TV With The Red Chinese together with Netaya Anbar and in 2005 he wrote Frenzy based on a novel by David Grossman. In 2006 Dotan wrote, directed and co-produced the documentary/feature Hot House. It won the Special Jury Award for Best World Documentary at Sundance. In 2007 Dotan produced and co-directed the Canadian-Chinese coproduction Diamond Dogs with Dolph Lundgren.

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Filmographie de Shimon Dotan (8 films)

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Réalisateur

Diamond Dogs, 1h34
Réalisé par Dolph Lundgren, Shimon Dotan
Origine Canada
Genres Thriller, Art martial, Action, Aventure, Wuxiapian
Thèmes Sport, Arts martiaux
Acteurs Dolph Lundgren, Yu Nan, Raycho Stevanov Vasiliev
Note41% 2.063862.063862.063862.063862.06386
Mongolie-Intérieure. Ruiné par un business de sécurité foireux, Xander Ronson est endetté jusqu'au cou. Pour arrondir ses fins de mois, il participe à des combats clandestins.
The Finest Hour, 1h45
Réalisé par Shimon Dotan
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Guerre
Thèmes La mer, Transport, Politique, Forces armées des États-Unis
Acteurs Rob Lowe, Gale Hansen, Tracy Griffith, Uri Gavriel
Note46% 2.317722.317722.317722.317722.31772
Lawrence Hammer (Lowe) and Dean Mazzoli (Hansen) are two Naval Officers undergoing the rigorous and demanding Navy BUD/s training program. Both men quest to become Navy SEALs. During the training Hammer is shown as cocky and not a true team player. Mazzoli is a natural leader who is respected by the other trainees. The two men clash over time due to Hammer’s attitude making a bad name for everyone. The two men’s feud eventually is seen by the training instructs and after being punished in a “military manner” the two become friends. On liberty Mazzoli takes an interest in Barbara, a known love interest and friend of Hammer’s. Barbara and Mazzoli share a romantic moment under a capsized canoe but Mazzoli breaks away before anything further happens knowing that his friend Hammer has been “with” her for a while. Later that night Hammer and Barbara elope and Mazzoli is shocked but accepts the marriage.

Scénariste

The Finest Hour, 1h45
Réalisé par Shimon Dotan
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Guerre
Thèmes La mer, Transport, Politique, Forces armées des États-Unis
Acteurs Rob Lowe, Gale Hansen, Tracy Griffith, Uri Gavriel
Rôle Ecrivain
Note46% 2.317722.317722.317722.317722.31772
Lawrence Hammer (Lowe) and Dean Mazzoli (Hansen) are two Naval Officers undergoing the rigorous and demanding Navy BUD/s training program. Both men quest to become Navy SEALs. During the training Hammer is shown as cocky and not a true team player. Mazzoli is a natural leader who is respected by the other trainees. The two men clash over time due to Hammer’s attitude making a bad name for everyone. The two men’s feud eventually is seen by the training instructs and after being punished in a “military manner” the two become friends. On liberty Mazzoli takes an interest in Barbara, a known love interest and friend of Hammer’s. Barbara and Mazzoli share a romantic moment under a capsized canoe but Mazzoli breaks away before anything further happens knowing that his friend Hammer has been “with” her for a while. Later that night Hammer and Barbara elope and Mazzoli is shocked but accepts the marriage.
Hiuch HaGdi, 1h35
Réalisé par Shimon Dotan
Origine Israel
Genres Drame
Thèmes Religion, Religion juive
Acteurs Makram J. Khoury, Tuncel Kurtiz
Rôle Ecrivain
Note66% 3.3104653.3104653.3104653.3104653.310465

Producteur

Diamond Dogs, 1h34
Réalisé par Dolph Lundgren, Shimon Dotan
Origine Canada
Genres Thriller, Art martial, Action, Aventure, Wuxiapian
Thèmes Sport, Arts martiaux
Acteurs Dolph Lundgren, Yu Nan, Raycho Stevanov Vasiliev
Rôle Producteur
Note41% 2.063862.063862.063862.063862.06386
Mongolie-Intérieure. Ruiné par un business de sécurité foireux, Xander Ronson est endetté jusqu'au cou. Pour arrondir ses fins de mois, il participe à des combats clandestins.
Témoins en sursis, 1h34
Origine Canada
Genres Thriller, Action
Acteurs Dolph Lundgren, Maxim Roy, Brigitte Paquette, Ted Whittall, Serge Houde, John Sanford Moore
Rôle Producteur
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Jason Price dirige la meilleure agence de protection de témoins. Un jour, c'est un parrain de la mafia qui fait appel à ses services afin de disparaître de la circulation. Malheureusement, un tueur à gages a infiltré l'agence. Avec l'aide d'une séduisante et mystérieuse femme se faisant passer pour le bras droit de ce ponte du crime, Price se lance dans une enquête afin de trouver la faille. Bientôt, il découvre que personne ne se montre sous son vrai jour...
Wilder
Wilder (2000)
, 1h33
Réalisé par Rodney Gibbons
Genres Drame, Thriller, Action
Acteurs Pam Grier, Rutger Hauer, Romano Orzari, John Dunn-Hill, Eugene Clark, Serge Houde
Rôle Producteur
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Le détective Della Wilder et son collègue enquêtent sur l'assassinat de l'ex femme du docteur Sam Charney. Celui-ci ne fournissant aucun alibi est immédiatement soupçonné, d'autant qu'un second crime ne tarde pas à lui être imputé. Cependant très vite des zones d'ombres apparaissent dans l’enquête, on apprend que dix autres femmes ont également été assassinées et que le procureur s'est formellement opposé à l'autopsie de la première victime....