Susanne Bier


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Though Academy Award®, Golden Globe Award and Emmy Award winning writer and director Susanne Bier's work often plays out against a wide-reaching global backdrop, its focus is intimate, carefully exploring the explosive emotions and complexities of familial bonds. This unique combination is part of the formula that has made her Denmark's leading ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 42 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

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(2010)
(2006)
Bird Box Director
(2018)
Open Hearts Director
(2002)

Filmography

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 2022 The First Lady (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Victory Dance (2022)
- Rift (2022)
- Punch Perfect (2022)
- Nadir (2022)
- Shout Out (2022)
 2020 The Undoing (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- The Bloody Truth (2020)
- Trial by Fury (2020)
- See No Evil (2020)
- Do No Harm (2020)
- The Missing (2020)
 2018 Bird Box (directed by)
 2016 The Night Manager (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2016)
- Episode #1.5 (2016)
- Episode #1.4 (2016)
- Episode #1.3 (2016)
- Episode #1.2 (2016)
 2014/I Serena
 2004 Brothers
 2002 Open Hearts
 1997 Credo
 1993 Luischen (TV Movie)
 1989 Alphaville: Summer Rain (Music Video)
 1989 Songlines (Music Video) (video "Summer Rain")
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Show Show Producer (6 credits)
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2 Interviews | See more »


Spouse:

Philip Zandén  (divorced)  (1 child) | See more »

Children:

Gabriel Bier | See more »

Parents:

Rudolf Salomon Bier | Hennie Jonas
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Personal Quote:

My first job as a filmmaker is to not make a boring film. I don't see a conflict between art and commerce, but I do see one between boredom and commerce. I think once you start structuring according to theme, things become more educational than emotional, and I don't think that works. I think it really is about addressing the conflict between the characters and addressing the storytelling and ... See more »

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Born to Rudolf Salomon Bier (born in 1930) and his wife Hennie Jonas (born in 1936). See more »

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