Rodrigo Sorogoyen

16.09.1981, Madrid, Spain


Sorogoyen is a Spanish director and screenwriter who graduated as a screenwriter and soon afterwards began to work as a writer for TV series. In 2008, together with Peris Romano, he wrote and directed the romantic comedy 8 Dates (8 citas). Afterwards, besides writing screenplays, he also actively directed TV series. With three colleagues, he founded the production house Caballo Films. In 2013, he directed his first full-length feature film Stockholm. It was well-received by the critics and after working on another TV series, he directed the short film El iluso (2014).


Films by this director



Directed by: Rodrigo Sorogoyen
PHOTOGRAPHY: Alejandro de Pablo

In a night club a young man starts a conversation with an unknown girl. He immediately tells her that he is in love with her and she refuses him. However, he does not give up. They leave the club together and take a night walk through the streets of Madrid. She wants to find out about his real motives for interest in her, but it becomes questionable how honest actually both of them are.

digital, color, 90 min

The Realm

(El reino, Spain, France, 2018)

Directed by: Rodrigo Sorogoyen
PHOTOGRAPHY: Alex de Pablo

Manuel (Antonio de la Torre – The Night Manager), a charismatic politician who lives in the lap of luxury financed by bribery and corruption, seemingly has it all – he is beloved by the people and surrounded by loving friends and family. But when he tries to cover up his colleague’s illegal dealings, a scandal ensues and his party decides to make him the scapegoat. With the support of his wife and daughter, Manuel enters a dirty fight for survival against the well-oiled machine...

color, 121'
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