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Susanne Bier


Though Academy Award®, Golden Globe Award and Emmy Award winning writer and director Susanne Bier's films often play out against a wide-reaching global backdrop, their 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 38 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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(2010)
(2006)
Bird Box Director
(2018)
Brødre Director
(2004)

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 2018 Bird Box
 2016 The Night Manager (TV 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
 2014 En chance til
 2004 Brødre
 2002 Open Hearts
 1997 Sekten
 1993 Luischen (TV Movie)
 1989 Alphaville: Summer Rain (Video short)
 1989 Songlines (Video) (video "Summer Rain")
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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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First, and to date only, female Danish director to have directed two movies nominated for "Best Foreign Language Film" at the Academy Awards. See more »

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