Laurits Munch-Petersen

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Oscar-winning Danish director Laurits Munch-Petersen was born on the island of Bornholm and raised in Copenhagen. From an early age he started painting and drawing and believed to be a painter like his father. But he realized that this job was too lonely and imagined that film making would be like painting, just with people as colors. At age 15 he... See full bio »


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21 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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Between Us Writer
The Dolphin Writer
Solar Dummies Writer


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 2017-2018 På tur med far (TV Series) (creator - 6 episodes)
- PappaBilens Fødselsdag (2018) ... (creator)
- Lillesøster Lucia (2018) ... (creator)
- PappaBilen får Vinger (2018) ... (creator)
- Find Elgen (2018) ... (creator)
- Halvt Svensk (2018) ... (creator)
 2017 The Dolphin (Short)
 2017/III Welcome Home (Short)
 2015 Shadow of a Hero (story)
 2013 De 7 bryllupper (TV Series)
 2013 Solar Dummies (Short)
 2012 Over the Edge
 2010 De 7 drab (TV Series) (co-writer - 7 episodes)
- Udstødelse (2010) ... (co-writer)
- Begær (2010) ... (co-writer)
- Hævn (2010) ... (co-writer)
- Jalousi (2010) ... (co-writer)
- Spænding (2010) ... (co-writer)
 2010 Hurry Home (Documentary) (writer)
 2010 Our War (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Skynd dig hjem (2010)
 2007 Seducer's Fall (Documentary)
 2005 Ambulance
 2004 Forestil dig (Documentary short)
 2003 Between Us (Short) (screenplay)
 2001 Tre på en motorcykel (Short)
 2001 The Good Son (Short)
 2000 My Staircase (Documentary short)
 1999 Bag om Svendsen (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 Janes drøm (TV Short documentary)
 1999 The Fly in the Car (Short)
 1998 It's a Game (Short) (writer)
 1997 One Year (Short)
 1996/III Tempo (Short) (writer)
 1996 The Circle (Short)
 1994 Lisas dag (TV Short)
 1993 A Woman in Every Town (Short) (writer)
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I like films that have their own universe where you forget that it is film. I don't particularly like that you have to think intellectually while watching. It should come through the back door.


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