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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 Swedish Love Story (1970). See full bio »

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20 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

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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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Several TV commercials for Posten. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | See more »


Alternate Names:

Grupp 13
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on audience] The audience should not find control over what they've seen. They should not feel comfortable. Well, they should be comfortable in the sense that it should be nice for them to sit and watch the movie, but they should not be very sure of what it's about. Is it humorous or tragic? In my opinion, in my films a larger portion is comedy than tragedy. But I know that many people think the... See more »

Trivia:

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 »

Trademark:

Gentle lighting so that shadows are never pitch black See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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