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Nikolaj Arcel


Nikolaj Arcel was born on August 25, 1972 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is a writer and director, known for A Royal Affair (2012), King's Game (2004) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 13 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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(2012)
King's Game Writer
(2004)
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 2020 Riders of Justice (idea)
 2018 Journal 64
 2017 The Dark Tower (screenplay by)
 2014 Department Q: The Absent One (concept - as Arcel)
 2013 Antboy (storyline)
 2012 A Royal Affair (screenplay)
 2011 Ronal the Barbarian (storyline consultant)
 2010 Truth About Men (writer)
 2010 Millennium (TV Mini-Series) (screenplay - 2 episodes)
- Del 2 - Män som hatar kvinnor (2010) ... (screenplay)
- Del 1 - Män som hatar kvinnor (2010) ... (screenplay)
 2009 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (screenplay)
 2008 Journey to Saturn (screenplay)
 2007 Seducer's Fall (Documentary)
 2007/I Fighter
 2007 Cecilie
 2004 King's Game (screenplay)
 2004 Catch That Kid (film "Klatretøsen")
 2001 Meningen med Flemming (Short) (screenplay)
 2001 Woyzeck's Last Symphony (Short)
 2001 The Chosen 7 (TV Series) (idea - 12 episodes)
- Emanuel Carstens (2001) ... (idea)
- Episode dated 22 November 2001 (2001) ... (idea)
- Manden i kælderen (2001) ... (idea)
- Emil Jansens sidste færd (2001) ... (idea)
- Glyphtographen (2001) ... (idea)
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Personal Quote:

[why he makes such different films] I have this idea that I wanna make a movie within every genre before I die.

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Graduated from the National Film School of Denmark (Den Danske Filmskole) in 2001. See more »

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Virgo

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