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Born in Denmark

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With "Armadillo" (2010) Danish director Janus Metz (born 1974) stepped firmly into the international spotlight winning the Grand Prix of the Cannes film festival 's Critic's week. His film about a group of Danish soldiers at the front line in Afghanistan spurred heated debate, not only about the war but also about the boundaries between fiction and documentary filmmaking. With his debut narrative feature "Borg/McEnroe" (2017), Metz made an even bigger splash opening the Toronto Film Festival. Metz holds a master degree in visual anthropology. and made his first short doc, "Township Boys" in 2005. His Danish breakthrough came in 2008 with the two films, "Love on Delivery" & "Ticket to Paradise", and his body of work also include an episode of the acclaimed TV.series "True Detective" as well as he has directed shorts, commercials, art films and music videos.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: M. Ryan

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