Northen European Directorsby mrc-meneghin | created - 12 Mar 2016 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
Director | Låt den rätte komma in
Tomas Alfredson was born on April 1, 1965 in Lidingö, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is known for his work on Let the Right One In (2008), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) and Four Shades of Brown (2004). He was previously married to Cissi Elwin.
Let the Right One In Tinker, Taylor, Soldier, Spy
2. Gabriel Axel
Director | Babettes gæstebud
Gabriel Axel was born on April 18, 1918 in Århus, Denmark as Gabriel Axel Mørch. He was a director, known for Babette's Feast (1987), Hagbard and Signe (1967) and Christian (1989). He was married to Lucie Axel Moerch. He died on February 9, 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Writer | Smultronstället
Ernst Ingmar Bergman was born July 14, 1918, the son of a priest. The film and T.V. series, The Best Intentions (1992) is biographical and shows the early marriage of his parents. The film 'Söndagsbarn' depicts a bicycle journey with his father. In the miniseries Private Confessions (1996) is the ...
Crisis It Rains on Our Love Music in Darkness Thirst Summer Interlude Waiting Women Summer with Monika Sawdust and Tinsel A Lesson In Love Smiles of a Summer Night The Seventh Seal Wild Strawberries The Magician The Virgin Spring The Devil's Eye Through a Glass Darkly Winter Light The Silence Persona Hour of the Wolf The Passion of Anna Fårö dokument The Touch Cries and Whispers Scenes from a Marriage The Magic Flute Face to Face Autumn Sonata Fårö-dokument 1979 From the Life of the Marionettes Fanny and Alexander Karin's Face After the Rehearsal The Last Gasp In the Presence of a Clown Saraband
4. Jan Troell
Director | Här har du ditt liv
Jan Troell was born on July 23, 1931 in Limhamn, Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden. He is a director and cinematographer, known for Here Is Your Life (1966), Il capitano (1991) and The Emigrants (1971). He is married to Agneta Ulfsäter-Troell.
The Emigrants The New Land Everlasting Moments
Director | Sånger från andra våningen
Roy Andersson was born on March 31, 1943 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Roy Arne Lennart Andersson. He is a director and writer, known for Songs from the Second Floor (2000), A Swedish Love Stor (1970) and A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014).
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence About Endlessness
Director | Turist
Ruben Östlund was born on April 13, 1974 in Styrsö, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Claes Olle Ruben Östlund. He is a director and writer, known for Force Majeure (2014), The Square (2017) and Involuntary (2008). He was previously married to Andrea Östlund.
Involuntary Incident by a Bank Play Force Majeur The Square
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 ...
Breaking the Waves The Idiots Dancer in the Dark Antichrist Melancholia Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
Writer | Jagten
A Hijacking A War
9. Bille August
Director | The House of the Spirits
Bille August was born on November 9, 1948 in Brede, Denmark. He is a director and writer, known for The House of the Spirits (1993), Pelle the Conqueror (1987) and In My Life (1978). He is married to Sara-Marie Maltha. He was previously married to Pernilla August, Annie Munksgaard and Masja Dessau.
The Best Intentions
Director | Hrútar
11. Joris Ivens
Director | La Seine a rencontré Paris
Joris Ivens was born on November 18, 1898 in Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands as George Henri Anton Ivens. He was a director and writer, known for The Seine Meets Paris (1957), Pour le Mistral (1966) and A Tale of the Wind (1988). He was married to Marceline Loridan Ivens, Helen van Dongen and ...
The Bridge Rain Philips-Radio New Earth Komsomol Misère au Borinage The Spanish Earth The 400 Million Power and the Land Une histoire de vent
Director | Præsidenten
Director | Drone
14. Juho Kuosmanen
Director | Hymyilevä mies
The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki Moonshiners
15. Paul Verhoeven
Director | Zwartboek
Paul Verhoeven graduated from the University of Leiden, with a degree in math and physics. He entered the Royal Netherlands Navy, where he began his film career by making documentaries for the Navy and later for TV. In 1969, he directed the popular Dutch TV series, Floris (1969), about a medieval ...
Total Recall Basic Instinct Starship Troopers Tricked Elle
Writer | La tortue rouge
Tom Sweep Le moine et le poisson Father and Daughter The Aroma of Tea La tortue rouge
18. Elvira Lind
Director | Bobbi Jene
19. Jonas Mekas
Director | The Brig
Jonas Mekas, born December 24, 1922, Semeniskiai, Birzai, Lithuania, is a director, cinematographer, editor, writer, actor, poet, artist and publicist. More than 60 years of tireless work in film, arts and media has earned him the epithet "The Godfather of American Avant-Garde Cinema". In 1944 ...
Guns of the Trees The Song of Avila The Song of Italy The Song of Assisi Diaries, Notes and Sketches a.k.a. Walden The Song of Moscow Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania Lost, Lost, Lost The Song of Stockholm Scenes from the Life of Andy Warhol: Friendships and Intersections Happy Birthday to John Scenes from Allen's Last Three Days on Earth as a Spirit This Side of Paradise As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty
20. Liv Ullmann
Actress | Viskningar och rop
Liv Ullmann's father was a Norwegian engineer who used to work abroad, so as a child she lived in Tokyo, Canada, New York and Oslo. In the mid-'50s she made her stage debut and in 1957 made her film debut. She really became successful, however, when she began to work for Swedish director Ingmar ...
Faithless Private Confessions
21. Joachim Trier
Director | Louder Than Bombs
Joachim Trier is a Norwegian writer and director. He is known for Reprise (2006), Oslo, August 31st (2011), Louder Than Bombs (2015) and Thelma (2017).
Trier also directed three short films, Pietà (2000), Still (2001) and Procter (2002).
His father, Jacob Trier, was the sound technician of The ...
Reprise Oslo, 31. August Thelma
22. Pekka Parikka
Director | Pohjanmaa
Pekka Parikka was born on May 2, 1939 in Helsinki, Finland as Pekka Johannes Parikka. He was a director and writer, known for Pohjanmaa (1988), The Winter War (1989) and Rakas peto (1979). He was married to Ulla-Maija Parikka. He died on March 21, 1997 in Helsinki.
The Winter War
23. Daniel Bergman
Director | Söndagsbarn
Daniel Bergman was born on September 7, 1962 in Danderyd, Stockholms län, Sweden as Daniel Sebastian Bergman. He is known for his work on Sunday's Children (1992), Fanny and Alexander (1982) and Expectations (1997).
24. 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), ...
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 ...
La passion de Jeanne d'Arc
26. David Herdies
Producer | Madre
David Herdies founded Momento Film in 2011 with the vision to be a harbor for both established and new talent who wants to challenge the borders of filmmaking. Together with them, he produces author driven drama and documentary primarily for cinema.
In the selection of directors and writers, he has ...
While No One is Watching
Director | Olegs krig
The Distant Barking of Dogs
29. Mai Zetterling
Actress | The Witches
Mai Zetterling was born in Sweden in 1925, and lived briefly in Australia while still a child. She's known as a director and actor and trained on the Stockholm repertory stage, she began appearing in war-era films starting in her teens. Following her debut in Lasse Maja (1941), she made quite an ...
30. Michael Madsen
Director | Into Eternity: A Film for the Future
Into Eternity: A Film for the Future
31. Sólveig Anspach
Director | Haut les coeurs!
Sólveig Anspach was born on December 8, 1960 in Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland. She was a director and writer, known for Haut les coeurs! (1999), The Aquatic Effect (2016) and Back Soon (2008). She died on August 7, 2015 in Réauville, Drôme, France.
Back Soon Queen of Montreuil
32. Gints Zilbalodis
Director | Away
Gints Zilbalodis(1994) is a Latvian filmmaker and animator. His fascination for filmmaking began at an early age watching classic films and making shorts and commercials. He has made 7 films in various mediums including hand-drawn animation, 3D animation and live- action and often mixing their ...
33. Baris Azman
Writer | It Hasn't Happened Yet
Dutch Angle: Chas Garretsen & Apocalypse Now
34. Amanda Kernell
Writer | Sameblod
35. Marius Holst
Director | Ti kniver i hjertet
King of Devil's Island
36. Victor Sjöström
Actor | Smultronstället
Victor Sjöström was born on September 20, 1879, and is the undisputed father of Swedish film, ranking as one of the masters of world cinema. His influence lives on in the work of Ingmar Bergman and all those directors, both Swedish and international, influenced by his work and the works of ...
A Man there Was The Outlaw and His Wife
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 ...