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Nikolaj Arcel


Nikolaj Arcel was born on August 25, 1972 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is a writer and director, known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009), Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013) and A Royal Affair (2012). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 13 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 The Dark Tower (screenplay) (post-production)
 2014/I Fasandræberne (concept - as Arcel)
 2013 Antboy (storyline)
 2012 A Royal Affair (screenplay)
 2011 Ronal Barbaren (storyline consultant)
 2010 Sandheden om mænd (writer)
 2010 Millennium (TV Mini-Series) (screenplay - 2 episodes)
- Del 2 - Män som hatar kvinnor (2010) ... (screenplay)
- Del 1 - Män som hatar kvinnor (2010) ... (screenplay)
 2009 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (screenplay)
 2008 Rejsen til Saturn (screenplay)
 2007 Seducer's Fall (Documentary)
 2007/I Fighter
 2007 Cecilie
 2004 Kongekabale (screenplay)
 2004 Catch That Kid (film "Klatretøsen")
 2002 Klatretøsen
 2001 Meningen med Flemming (Short) (screenplay)
 2001 Woyzecks sidste symfoni (Short)
 2001 De udvalgte (TV Series) (idea - 12 episodes)
- Emanuel Carstens (2001) ... (idea)
- Emil Jansens sidste færd (2001) ... (idea)
- Glyphtografen (2001) ... (idea)
- Kriegers Eliksir (2001) ... (idea)
- Boksen (2001) ... (idea)
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Personal Quote:

[why he makes such different films] I have this idea that I wanna make a movie within every genre before I die.

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Often writes his movies together with friend and screenwriter Rasmus Heisterberg. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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