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Roy Andersson

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), You, the Living (2007) and A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014). See full bio »

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 2000 Un matin partout dans le monde (TV Short)
 1991 World of Glory (Short)
 1987 Something Has Happened (Short)
 1980 Trygare kan ingen vara (Short)
 1979 Så fruktansvärt onödigt (Documentary)
 1975 Giliap
 1968 To Fetch a Bike (Short)
 1968 The White Match (Documentary) (as Grupp 13)
 1967 Visiting One's Son (Short)
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Other Works:

TV commercials for "Felix Tomato Ketchup" See more »

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2 Interviews | See more »

Alternate Names:

Grupp 13

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[on his passion for making films] There are some subjects that I'm dealing with all the time. The vulnerability of the human being. Humiliation, when people humiliate each other and when they humiliate themselves. See more »


Finances his films by making commercials. He also spent much of his professional life working on advertisement spots, directing over 400 commercials. See more »


Stationary camera, long takes See more »

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