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Roy Andersson


Roy Andersson was born on March 31, 1943 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Roy Arne Lennart Andersson. He is a director and writer, known for Songs from the Second Floor (2000), En kärlekshistoria (1970) and En duva satt på en gren och funderade på tillvaron (2014). See full bio »

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Other Works:

Several TV commercials for Posten. See more »

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[on the wide shot] I think that the wide shot tells a lot about the human being that a close-up can't. About their place in the world. The wide shot defines the human being more than the close-up because, for example, the room where the person is tells about his tastes, his life. Even if it's not home, you can read the history of a person better in a wide shot. When you read this wide shot, there... See more »

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His most important source of inspiration is painting and its history, and photo history as well. Especially the expressionism they had in Germany between the two World Wars. See more »

Trademark:

Absurdist comedy and surrealism See more »

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