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Astrid Henning-Jensen (1914–2002)

Astrid Henning-Jensen was born on December 10, 1914 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Astrid Smahl. She was a director and writer, known for Barndommens gade (1986), Boy of Two Worlds (1959) and Winterborn (1978). She was married to Bjarne Henning-Jensen. She died on January 5, 2002 in Copenhagen. See full bio »


(age 87) in Copenhagen, Denmark

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Barndommens gade
Barndommens gade Director
Boy of Two Worlds
Winterborn Director
Palle Alone in the World


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 1980 Øjeblikket
 1978 Winterborn
 1969 Mej och dej
 1967 Min bedstefar er en stok (Short)
 1966 Et minde om to mandage (TV Movie)
 1966 Utro
 1965 De blå undulater (TV Movie)
 1959 Ballettens børn (Documentary)
 1959 Hest på sommerferie (Short)
 1954 Tivoligarden spiller (Documentary)
 1953 Solstik
 1951 Ukjent mann
 1949 Palle Alone in the World (Short)
 1947 Stemning i april (Short documentary)
 1945 Dansk politi i Sverige (Documentary short)
 1944 De danske sydhavsøer (Documentary short)
 1943 S.O.S. - kindtand (Short)
 1941 Cykledrengene i Tørvegraven (Documentary)
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Although the most famous female Danish director, she has never been awarded with the Bodil Award, the most important Danish award in filmmaking. See more »

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