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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), Efter brylluppet (2006) and Brødre (2004). 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 37 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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In a Better World
(2010)
Efter brylluppet
Efter brylluppet Director
(2006)
Brødre
Brødre Director
(2004)
Den skaldede frisør
(2012)

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  Tropicana (TV Movie) (rumored) (announced)
 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
 2014 En chance til
 2004 Brødre
 2002 Open Hearts
 1997 Sekten
 1993 Luischen (TV Movie)
 1989 Songlines (Video) (video "Summer Rain")
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Show Show Actress (1 credit)
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[on the underlying premise of In a Better World (2010) (aka "In a Better World")]: It's about the distance between being savable and not savable. At what point does redemption become impossible? Is there such a point? This is what we wanted to explore in the subtext of the story. I also think it's very interesting to trace the route of an innocent who actually behaves like a terrorist but is ... See more »

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First, and to date only, female Danish director to have directed two movies nominated for "Best Foreign Language Film" at the Academy Awards. See more »

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Aries

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