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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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Several TV commercials for Posten. See more »

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[on the motivation behind A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence] In (Bruegel's) painting, Hunters in the Snow, the birds appear to be speculating: 'What are the humans doing down there? Why are they so busy?'... A Pigeon Sat on a Branch consists of a bird's panoramic view of the human condition, in which the bird not only reflects on human existence but also worries deeply about it, as... See more »

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His most important source of inspiration is painting and its history, and photo history as well. Especially the expressionism they had in Germany between the two World Wars. See more »

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Stationary camera, long takes See more »

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