Alan Rudolph

Alan Rudolph ( born December 18, 1943 in Los Angeles ) is an American film director and screenwriter.

Alan Rudolph is the son of television director and actor Oscar Rudolph ( 1911-1991 ). At the beginning of his career as a filmmaker Alan Rudolph was a protégé of Robert Altman, whom he assisted in the films Death Goodbye and Nashville. Even in his own films, he went the way Altman as an independent auteur by mostly filmed in his own screenplays. After his directorial debut in 1972 his most famous films in the 1980s emerged with Keith Carradine in the lead role. He presented his works at major film festivals and was several times a guest of the Berlinale.