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Jörn Donner (1933–2020)


Jörn Donner grew up in a Swedish-speaking family belonging to the Finnish upper class. Already as a student he had radical leftist ideas displayed in magazines and newspapers. His first novel appeared in 1951 when Donner was only 18 years old. He graduated from the University of Helsinki in 1959. In 1961 Donner moved to Sweden when the daily ... See full bio »

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(age 86) in Helsinki, Finland

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 7 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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(1982)
Black on White Producer
(1968)
(1965)
(1963)

Filmography

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 2018 The Memory of Ingmar Bergman (Documentary) (producer)
 2017 Fuck Off 2 - Images from Finland (Documentary) (producer)
 2011 Yksinteoin 2 (Documentary) (producer)
 2009 The Interrogation (producer)
 2007 The Border (producer)
 2000 Abandoned Houses, Empty Homes (producer)
 1999 Perkele - lisää kuvia Suomesta (TV Mini-Series) (producer)
 1995 Diktonius - Ord lever! (Documentary) (producer)
 1995 Mannen utan ansikte (producer)
 1994 Småstadberättelser (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Läraren (1994) ... (producer)
 1994 Avuton Anna (Short) (associate producer)
 1993 Goodbye Gibraltar (producer)
 1991 Libanonin kirje (Documentary short) (producer - uncredited)
 1991 Liikkuvat taakse (Documentary) (producer - uncredited)
 1990 Paradise America (producer)
 1988 Metamorphosis (Documentary short) (producer)
 1988 Ronnie Reagan Was Here (Documentary short) (producer)
 1988 Talvipäivä Hangossa (Documentary short) (producer)
 1988 We Are the Ones (Documentary short) (producer)
 1988 Kirjeitä Ruotsista (Documentary) (producer)
 1986 Flight North (producer)
 1986 The Undressing (producer)
 1984 Dirty Story (producer)
 1984 Angelas krig (producer)
 1984 After the Rehearsal (TV Movie) (producer)
 1983 Fanny and Alexander (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 3 episodes)
- Demonerna (1983) ... (producer)
- Sommarens händelser (1983) ... (producer)
- Vålnaden (1983) ... (producer)
 1982 Fanny and Alexander (producer)
 1982 Nine Ways to Approach Helsinki (Documentary) (producer)
 1982 The Worthless (co-producer - uncredited)
 1982 The Flight of the Eagle (producer)
 1981 Höst, snart vinter: Skåne 1980 (Short) (executive producer)
 1979 Two Forces (producer)
 1978 The Walls of Freedom (producer)
 1978 Black Sun (producer)
 1978 Manrape (producer)
 1978 The Bergman File (Documentary) (producer)
 1977 Bluff Stop (producer)
 1977 Hemåt i natten (producer)
 1977 Taboo (producer)
 1976 The American Dream (producer)
 1976 Långt borta och nära (producer)
 1976 The Holy family (producer)
 1975 Three Scenes with Ingmar Bergman (Documentary) (producer)
 1973 The Mommila Murders (producer)
 1973 A Shot in the Factory (producer)
 1972 Tenderness (producer)
 1972 Poor Maria! (producer)
 1970 Anna (producer - uncredited)
 1970 Portraits of Women (producer - uncredited)
 1968 Little Red Riding Hood (co-producer - uncredited)
 1968 Black on White (producer)
 1967 Girl of Finland (executive producer)
 1966 Skin, Skin (producer - uncredited)
 1955 Näinä päivinä (Documentary short) (producer)
 1954 Morning in the City (Documentary short) (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

A book on Ingmar Bergman: "Djävulens ansikte - Ingmar Bergmans filmer" (In Sewdish; several translations). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jorn Donner | Bjorn Thunder

Height:

5' 10¾" (1.8 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945- 1985". Pages 285-290. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988. See more »

Nickname:

Jörkka

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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