Joachim Trier

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Joachim Trier is a Norwegian writer and director. He is known for Reprise (2006), Oslo, August 31st (2011), Louder Than Bombs (2015) and Thelma (2017). Trier also directed three short films, Pietà (2000), Still (2001) and Procter (2002). His father, Jacob Trier, was the sound technician of The Pinchcliffe Grand Prix, a notable film produced in ... See full bio »

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Thelma Director
Reprise Director


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 2018 The Other Munch (Documentary)
 2017 Thelma
 2006 Reprise
 2002 Procter (Short)
 2001 Still (Short)
 2000 Pietà (Short)
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Jacob Trier


Erik Løchen (grandparent)

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[press conference for Louder Than Bombs (2015) at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival] We're interested in human stories, first and foremost. We don't usually start out with a plot that we can pitch in two lines; we spend a year brainstorming, discussing ideas that are sometimes not of a visual nature, sometimes just about characters, and then we try to structure the story. We were interested in a ... See more »


Has re-used the same screenwriter (Eskil Vogt), editor (Olivier Bugge Coutté), cinematographer (Jakob Ihre), and composer (Ola Fløttum) for his first four feature films. See more »

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