Tamar Simon Hoffs

Tamar Simon Hoffs

Film Director + Producer and Writer
Born Oct 23, 1934

Tamar Simon Hoffs is an American film director, writer, and producer, best known for directing the indie films Red Roses and Petrol (2003) and Pound of Flesh (2009), both starring Malcolm McDowell.

related links


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Tamar Simon Hoffs.


1934 Birth Born on October 23, 1934.


1974 39 Years Old In 1974 she co-wrote Warner Brothers' Lepke, starring Tony Curtis. … Read More


1980 45 Years Old In 1980 Hoffs was chosen to participate in the prestigious AFI Directing workshop for women.
1983 48 Years Old Her directorial debut was the short comedy, The Haircut, (Universal Studios, 1983), starring John Cassavetes, an official selection of the 1983 Cannes Film Festival, (Un Certain Regard), Toronto International Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival and Sundance Film Festival, and receiving a commendation from Robert Redford, Sundance Institute.


1987 52 Years Old In 1987 Hoffs became the first woman to receive the triple director/writer/producer credit on a major studio feature film, The Allnighter, (Universal Studios). … Read More
1989 54 Years Old In 1989 Hoffs wrote, produced and directed the youth musical Rock n' Read, starring Pauly Shore (MCA- Universal Studios), and Smokin': Somebody Stop Me (Library Video Company / Schlessinger Media, 1999), a series about the dangers of tobacco use. … Read More


2003 68 Years Old In 2003 Hoffs wrote, directed and produced Red Roses and Petrol, a feature based on the stage play of the same name by Joseph O'Connor, starring Malcolm McDowell and Max Beesley.
2010 75 Years Old Her next feature, "Pound of Flesh", starring Malcolm McDowell and Angus Macfadyen, is set to be released in 2010. … Read More
Original Authors of this text are noted on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamar_Simon_Hoffs.
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.