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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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 18 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The House of the Spirits
(1993)
Pelle the Conqueror
(1987)
Les Misérables
Les Misérables Director
(1998)
The Color of Freedom
(2007)

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Made a short film in 1971 called "Body Building", starring Sven-Ole Thorsen as himself.

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We talked a lot about The Best Intentions and how we could shoot certain scenes in different ways with slightly different bits of dialogue and information, so that later on, we could cut the piece more easily and it would still feel complete, even though it was shorter. See more »

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Twice winner of the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival for Pelle the Conqueror (1987) and The Best Intentions (1992). The other directors to have won the Palme d'Or twice are Francis Ford Coppola, Alf Sjöberg, Emir Kusturica, Shôhei Imamura, Jean-Pierre Dardenne & Luc Dardenne, Michael Haneke and, most recently, Ken Loach. See more »

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