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Laurits Munch-Petersen

Laurits was born on the island of Bornholm and raised in Copenhagen. From an early age he started painting and drawing and believed to be a painter like his father. But he realized that this job was too lonely and imagined that film making would be like painting, just with people as colors. At age 15 he lived in Mexico for one year with his parents... See full bio »


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 2013 De 7 bryllupper (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Prolog del 1 (2013)
 2012 Over the Edge
 2010 De 7 drab (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Udstødelse (2010)
- Begær (2010)
- Hævn (2010)
- Jalousi (2010)
- Spænding (2010)
 2010 Hurry Home (Documentary)
 2010 Our War (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Skynd dig hjem (2010)
 2007 Seducer's Fall (Documentary)
 2005 Ambulance
 2004 Forestil dig (Documentary short)
 2003 Between Us (Short)
 2001 Tre på en motorcykel (Short)
 2001 The Good Son (Short)
 1999 Bag om Svendsen (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 Janes drøm (TV Short documentary)
 1998 Tempo
 1998 It's a Game (Short)
 1997 One Year (Short)
 1996 The Circle (Short)
 1994 Lisas dag (TV Short)
 1993 A Woman in Every Town (Short)
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6' 0½" (1.84 m)

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I like films that have their own universe where you forget that it is film. I don't particularly like that you have to think intellectually while watching. It should come through the back door.


He won an Oscar when he was 30, and debuted with his first feature film at 31. The Oscar was a Best Foreign Student Academy Award for his short film "Mellem Os", and his first feature film was called "Ambulance". See more »

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