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Bille August

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 Les Misérables (1998). He is married to Sara-Marie Maltha. He was previously married to Pernilla August, Annie Munksgaard and Masja Dessau. See full bio »
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The House of the Spirits
Pelle the Conqueror
Les Misérables
Les Misérables Director
The Color of Freedom


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 2014 Silent Heart
 2012 Marie Krøyer
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "The Last Dating Show")
 2004/I Return to Sender
 2003 Detaljer (TV Movie)
 2000 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: The Perils of Cupid (TV Movie) (segment "Vienna")
 1999 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Tales of Innocence (Video) (segment "Northern Italy")
 1996 Jerusalem
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1991 The Best Intentions (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1991)
- Episode #1.3 (1991)
- Episode #1.2 (1991)
- Episode #1.1 (1991)
 1983 Zappa
 1982 Maj (TV Movie)
 1980 Verden er så stor, så stor (TV Movie)
 1978 Et par dage med Magnus (TV Mini-Series)
 1978 Honning måne
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Made a short film in 1971 called "Body Building", starring Sven-Ole Thorsen as himself.

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4 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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I was mostly interested in it as a theatrical film. Personally, I am not so interested in television, simply because I don't watch television myself. I'm into movies. See more »


Father of eight children with five different women. See more »

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