Doro Bachrach is currently producing A Few Days in the Sun about the intersecting stories of a European couple on vacation and a working-class Mexican couple forced by circumstance to become their unlikely jailers which begins shooting early next year in the Yucatán Peninsula.
She produced Soldier’s Girl which premiered at Sundance, based on the true story of Pfc. Barry Winchell, who was murdered by a fellow soldier for his love affair with a transgendered nightclub performer. Soldier’s Girl was nominated for three Golden Globes, won an American Film Institute award and the film’s lead actor, Lee Pace won the breakthrough performance award at the Gothams. She also produced The Yes Men Fix the World!, the true story of a couple of activist pranksters who infiltrate the world of big business to expose corporate greed which won the Panorama Audience award at the Berlin Film Festival.
Other films include Truman for HBO starring Gary Sinise, based on David McCullough’s biography, which won the Emmy as well as the Producer’s Guild award for television – and the Peabody Award-winning Citizen Cohn, also for HBO, based on Nicholas von Hoffman’s portrait of Roy Cohn starring James Woods. Among the independent films Bachrach has produced is Love Hurts with Jeff Daniels, also written by Soldier’s Girl’s screenwriter, Ron Nyswaner.
She was the associate producer of Dirty Dancing which was shot largely in Virginia.