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Susanne Bier

Susanne Bier was born on April 15, 1960 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She is a director and writer, known for In a Better World (2010), After the Wedding (2006) and The Night Manager (2016). She is married to Jesper Winge Leisner. She was previously married to Philip Zandén. See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 36 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

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In a Better World
After the Wedding
The Night Manager
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 2017 Tropicana (TV Movie) (rumored) (pre-production)
 2016 The Night Manager (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2016)
- Episode #1.5 (2016)
- Episode #1.4 (2016)
- Episode #1.3 (2016)
- Episode #1.2 (2016)
 2014/I Serena
 2004 Brothers
 2002 Open Hearts
 1997 Sekten
 1993 Luischen (TV Movie)
 1989 Songlines (Video) (video "Summer Rain")
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My first job as a filmmaker is to not make a boring film. I don't see a conflict between art and commerce, but I do see one between boredom and commerce. I think once you start structuring according to theme, things become more educational than emotional, and I don't think that works. I think it really is about addressing the conflict between the characters and addressing the storytelling and ... See more »


Born to Rudolf Salomon Bier (born in 1930) and his wife Hennie Jonas (born in 1936). See more »

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