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Bille August


Bille August was born on November 9, 1948 in Brede, Denmark. He is a director and writer, known for The House of the Spirits (1993), Pelle the Conqueror (1987) and Les Misérables (1998). He is married to Sara-Marie Maltha. He was previously married to Pernilla August, Annie Munksgaard and Masja Dessau. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 18 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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(1993)
(1987)
Les Misérables Director
(1998)
Honning måne Director
(1978)

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 2018-2019 Lykke-Per (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Det nye liv (2019)
- Tabet (2019)
- Kærligheden (2019)
- Rejsen (2018)
 2018 Lykke-Per
 2017 55 Steps
 2017 In Harm's Way
 2014 Stille hjerte
 2012 Marie Krøyer
 2004/I Return to Sender
 2003 Detaljer (TV Movie)
 2000 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: The Perils of Cupid (TV Movie) (segment "Vienna")
 1999 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Tales of Innocence (Video) (segment "Northern Italy")
 1999 The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1996 Jerusalem
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1991 The Best Intentions (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1991)
- Episode #1.3 (1991)
- Episode #1.2 (1991)
- Episode #1.1 (1991)
 1983 Zappa
 1982 Maj (TV Movie)
 1980 Verden er så stor, så stor (TV Movie)
 1978 Et par dage med Magnus (TV Mini-Series)
 1978 Honning måne
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Made a short film in 1971 called "Body Building", starring Sven-Ole Thorsen as himself.

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We talked a lot about The Best Intentions and how we could shoot certain scenes in different ways with slightly different bits of dialogue and information, so that later on, we could cut the piece more easily and it would still feel complete, even though it was shorter. See more »

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Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 2002. See more »

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