Diretores dinamarqueses

by mcottoni-2 | created - 15 Apr 2015 | updated - 30 Apr 2015 | Public

1. Carl Theodor Dreyer

Writer | La passion de Jeanne d'Arc

The illegitimate son of a Danish farmer and his Swedish housekeeper, Carl Theodor Dreyer was born in Copenhagen on the 3th of February, 1889. He spent his early years in various foster homes before being adopted by the Dreyers at the age of two. Contrary to popular belief (perhaps nourished by the ...

2. Lars von Trier

Writer | Dancer in the Dark

Probably the most ambitious and visually distinctive filmmaker to emerge from Denmark since Carl Theodor Dreyer over 60 years earlier, Lars von Trier studied film at the Danish Film School and attracted international attention with his very first feature, The Element of Crime (1984). A highly ...

3. Bille August

Director | Pelle erobreren

Bille August was born on November 9, 1948 in Brede, Denmark. He is a director and writer, known for Pelle the Conqueror (1987), The House of the Spirits (1993) and Les Misérables (1998). He is married to Sara-Marie Maltha. He was previously married to Pernilla August, Annie Munksgaard and ...

4. Thomas Vinterberg

Director | Jagten

With Last Round (1993) (Last Round), his graduation short from The National Film School of Denmark, he got an early taste of critical success. He received the Jury's and Producers' Awards at the International Student Film Fest in Munich and won the 1st Prize at the Tel Aviv Film Fest. Popular ...

5. Lone Scherfig

Director | An Education

Writer/director Lone Scherfig graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 1984. Her first feature film, THE BIRTHDAY TRIP (1990), was selected for Panorama in Berlin, the New Directors section at MOMA in New York and won the Grand Jury Prix in Rouen. Her next film, ON OUR OWN (1998), ...

6. Christoffer Boe

Writer | Reconstruction

Christoffer Boe was born on May 7, 1974 in Rungsted Kyst, Denmark. He is a writer and director, known for Reconstruction (2003), Beast (2011) and Sex, Drugs & Taxation (2013).

7. Annette K. Olesen

Director | Lille soldat

Annette K. Olesen was born on November 20, 1965 in Denmark. She is a director and writer, known for Little Soldier (2008), In Your Hands (2004) and Minor Mishaps (2002).

8. Susanne Bier

Director | Hævnen

Though Academy Award®, Golden Globe Award and Emmy Award winning writer and director Susanne Bier's films often play out against a wide-reaching global backdrop, their focus is intimate, carefully exploring the explosive emotions and complexities of familial bonds. This unique combination is part ...

9. Niels Arden Oplev

Director | Män som hatar kvinnor

Niels Arden Oplev was born on March 26, 1961 in Denmark. He is a director and producer, known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009), We Shall Overcome (2006) and Held for Ransom (2019).

10. Nicolas Winding Refn

Writer | The Neon Demon

Writer, director, and producer Nicolas Winding Refn was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1970, to Anders Refn, a film director and editor, and Vibeke Winding (née Tuxen), a cinematographer. Just before he turned 11, in 1981, he moved to New York with his parents, where he lived out his teen years. ...

11. Nikolaj Arcel

Writer | En kongelig affære

Nikolaj Arcel was born on August 25, 1972 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is a writer and director, known for A Royal Affair (2012), King's Game (2004) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009).

12. Benjamin Christensen

Director | Hævnens Nat

Benjamin Christensen was born on September 28, 1879 in Viborg, Denmark. He was a director and writer, known for Blind Justice (1916), Seven Footprints to Satan (1929) and Häxan (1922). He was married to Karen Winther, Sigrid Stahl and Ellen Arctander. He died on April 2, 1959 in Copenhagen, ...

13. Jørgen Leth

Director | Haiti. Uden titel

Jørgen Leth was born on June 14, 1937 in Århus, Denmark. He is a director and writer, known for Haiti. Untitled (1995), Life in Denmark (1972) and I Am Alive (1999).

15. Søren Kragh-Jacobsen

Director | Skyggen af Emma

Søren Kragh-Jacobsen was born on 2 March 1947 in Copenhagen, Denmark and is one of the country's most respected directors and co-inventor of the "dogme95" project. After becoming a popular musician, he attended film school in Prague and returned to his home country where he made his first feature ...

16. Kristian Levring

Director | The Salvation

Danish Film Director Kristian Levring has produced a distinct body of work. With films ranging from thriller, through period drama, Shakespearean re-imagining and a Western, Levring has crafted an expression that is as visually stunning and unique as it is eclectic.

Born in 1957 in Copenhagen, ...

17. Sami Saif

Director | Tommy

Sami Saif is a director and writer, known for Tommy (2010), Family (2001) and The Allins (2017).

18. Jessica Nilsson

Director | Die Jodeladies: Absolute partyterapi

Jessica Nilsson was born on January 11, 1965 in Ystad, Skåne län, Sweden as Anna Sofia Jessica Nilsson. She is a director and writer, known for Die Jodeladies: Absolute partyterapi (2002), Psykologens dagbog (1999) and Spotless (1999).

19. Michael Hegner

Writer | The Ugly Duckling and Me!

Michael Hegner was born on June 19, 1966. He is a writer and director, known for The Ugly Duckling and Me! (2006), The Flight Before Christmas (2008) and A Fish Tale (2000).

20. Henrik Ruben Genz

Director | Frygtelig lykkelig

Henrik Ruben Genz was born on November 7, 1959 in Gram, Denmark. He is a director and producer, known for Terribly Happy (2008), Chinaman (2005) and Theis and Nico (1999).

21. Kasper Barfoed

Director | Sommeren '92

Danish writer and director Kasper Barfoed was born in Copenhagen in 1972. He was a child actor, performing in the stage musical version of Oliver Twist and in Ingmar Bergman-actress, Liv Ullmann's directing debut Sofie.

Later, he moved behind the camera, directing commercials and 2nd unit work on ...

22. Anders Østergaard

Director | Burma VJ: Reporter i et lukket land

Anders Østergaard was born in 1965 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is a director and writer, known for Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country (2008), Gasolin' (2006) and Tintin and I (2003).

23. Omar Shargawi

Actor | Gå med fred Jamil - Ma salama Jamil

Omar Shargawi is an actor and director, known for Go with Peace Jamil (2008), ½ Revolution (2011) and Al Medina (2015).

24. Dagur Kári

Director | Voksne mennesker

Dagur Kári was born on December 12, 1973 in Paris, France as Dagur Kári Pétursson. He is a director and writer, known for Dark Horse (2005), The Good Heart (2009) and Noi the Albino (2003).

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25. Mikkel Munch-Fals

Writer | Ynglinge

Mikkel Munch-Fals is known for his work on First Flush (2006), Nothing's All Bad (2010) and Partus (2006).

26. Oliver Ussing

Director | Min bedste fjende

Oliver Ussing was born on April 5, 1970 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is known for his work on My Good Enemy (2010), Antichrist (2009) and Rule No. 1 (2003).

27. Pernille Fischer Christensen

Director | En familie

Pernille Fischer Christensen was born on December 24, 1969 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She is a director and writer, known for A Family (2010), A Soap (2006) and Someone You Love (2014).

28. Kresten Vestbjerg Andersen

Visual_effects | Terkel i knibe

Kresten Vestbjerg Andersen is known for his work on The Trouble with Terkel (2004), Ronal the Barbarian (2011) and Journey to Saturn (2008).

30. Ole Christian Madsen

Director | Flammen & Citronen

Ole Christian "OC" Madsen is from the "Golden Year" of the Danish Filmschool, including director's like Thomas Vinterberg and Per Fly. Ole Christian Madsen started out directing television series, but moved on to his first feature Sinans Wedding in 1997, followed by highly acclaimed second feature ...

31. Mads Matthiesen

Director | 10 timer til Paradis

Mads Matthiesen was born on October 9, 1976 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is a director and writer, known for Teddy Bear (2012), Dennis (2007) and Cathrine (2008).

32. Tobias Lindholm

Writer | Druk

Tobias Lindholm was born on July 5, 1977 in Næstved, Denmark. He is a writer and director, known for Another Round (2020), The Hunt (2012) and A Hijacking (2012).

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