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Jørgen Leth


Jørgen Leth was born on June 14, 1937 in Århus, Denmark. He is a director and writer, known for De fem benspænd (2003), Det perfekte menneske (1967) and The Erotic Man (2010). See full bio »

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Known For

De fem benspænd
De fem benspænd Director
(2003)
Det perfekte menneske
(1967)
The Erotic Man
The Erotic Man Director
(2010)
En forårsdag i Helvede
(1977)

Filmography

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 2015 Pelota II (Documentary)
 2009 Det meste af tiden (Short)
 2005 Aarhus (Documentary short)
 2003 De fem benspænd (Documentary) (segments "The Perfect Human: Avedøre, Denmark", "The Perfect Human: Bombay", "The Perfect Human: Brunelles Brussels", "The Perfect Human: Cartoon", "The Perfect Human: Cuba", uncredited)
 2003 New Scenes from America (Documentary short)
 2002 Drømmere (Documentary)
 1995 Haiti. Uden titel (Documentary)
 1992 Traberg (Documentary)
 1989 Dansk litteratur (Documentary short)
 1987 Notater fra Kina (Documentary)
 1987 Composer Meets Quartet (Video documentary short)
 1986 Det legende menneske (Documentary)
 1983 Pelota (Documentary)
 1982 66 scener fra Amerika (Documentary short)
 1981 Step on Silence (Documentary)
 1979 At danse Bournonville (Documentary)
 1979 Kalule (Documentary)
 1979 Sanct Hansaften-spil (TV Movie)
 1978 Peter Martins, en danser (Documentary)
 1977 En forårsdag i Helvede (Documentary)
 1975 Det gode og det onde (Documentary)
 1974 Stjernerne og vandbærerne (Documentary)
 1974 Den umulige time (Documentary)
 1974 Klaus Rifbjerg (Documentary short)
 1972 Livet i Danmark (Documentary)
 1972 Kinesisk bordtennis (Documentary short)
 1970 Frændeløs (segment "Interview med hippiepige")
 1970 Dyrehaven: Den romantiske skov (Documentary short)
 1970 Eftersøgningen (Short)
 1970 Motion Picture (Short)
 1970 Teatret i de grønne bjerge (Documentary short)
 1969 Dyrehavefilmen (Short)
 1969 Jens Otto Krag (Short)
 1968 Nær himlen, nær jorden (Documentary short)
 1968 Ofelias blomster (Short)
 1967 Det perfekte menneske (Short)
 1964 Se frem til en tryg tid (Short)
 1963 Stopforbud (Short)
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Other Works:

1979: 'Filmmaskinen: udvalgte historier om film, 1956-78' (Swing, literal English title: 'The Film Machine') See more »

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Father of Asger Leth. See more »

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Gemini

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