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 Oscar. Another 43 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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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:

[on the underlying premise of In a Better World (2010) (aka "In a Better World")]: It's about the distance between being savable and not savable. At what point does redemption become impossible? Is there such a point? This is what we wanted to explore in the subtext of the story. I also think it's very interesting to trace the route of an innocent who actually behaves like a terrorist but is ... 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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