At 25, he co-directed the film 8 CITAS. Then he started working with the production company Isla de Babel as a writer and director on series such as IMPARES, LA PECERA DE EVA, FRÁGILES or RABIA.
In 2011, along with three partners, he set up Caballo Films and they produced the film STOCKHOLM with a script by Isabel Peña and Sorogoyen He directed the film, which become one of the revelations of the year. Financed by crowdfunding, it received excellent reviews and won numerous awards such as three Biznagas at the Malaga Festival (including Best Director and Best First Script), three medals from the Film Writers’ Circle (including Best New Director), the Feroz award for Best Dramatic Film in 2013 and the Goya for Best New Actress at the 2014 edition. Rodrigo also received a Goya nomination that year, in the category Best New Director.
In 2016, he released QUE DIOS NOS PERDONE, a thriller co-written with Isabel Peña and produced by Tornasol and Atresmedia, starring Antonio de la Torre and Roberto Álamo. The film became one of the sensations of the season, earning great reviews and wining the Jury Award for Best Script at the San Sebastian Film Festival and the Goya for Best Actor for Álamo.
In 2018 he released EL REINO, also co-written with Isabel Peña and produced by Tornasol and Atresmedia. After passing through San Sebastián, the film achieves unanimity in good reviews and public acceptance. It won seven Goya Awards, including Best Director and Best Screenplay.
Last year, Rodrigo shot the TV series ANTIDISTURBIOS for Movistar+ and, this year, EN CASA for HBO, both of them in post-production right now. At this moment, he is preparing his fifth feature film, already in pre-production and scheduled to be shot this fall.
2018 EL REINO
2017 MADRE, short
2016 QUE DIOS NOS PERDONE
2008 8 CITAS
Cast & Crew
Directed by: Rodrigo Sorogoyen
Written by: Isabel Peña, Rodrigo Sorogoyen
Produced by: María del Puy Alvarado Landa, Ibon Cormenzana, Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Ignasi Estapé, Jérôme Vidal, Jean Labadie
Cinematography: Alex de Pablo
Editing: Alberto del Campo
Production Design: Lorena Puerto
Costume Design: Ana López Cobos
Make-Up & Hair: Sylvie Imbert, Jesús Gil
Original Score: Olivier Arson
Sound: Nicolas Mas, Fabiola Ordoyo, Nicolas de Poulpiquet
Casting: Julie Navarro, Dovile Gasiunaite
Main Cast: Guillaume Arnault (Benoit), Marta Nieto (Elena), Jules Porier (Jean), Alex Brendemühl (Joseba), Anne Consigny (Lea), Frederic Pierrot (Gregory)
Nominations and Awards
- European Actress 2020
- EFA Feature Film Selection 2020