Thomas Vinterberg (Denmark)

Celebrated director Thomas Vinterberg graduated from the Danish Film School in 1993. His graduation film Last Round was nominated for a student Oscar®. The Boy Who Walked Backwards (1995) won among others, at Clermont-Ferrand.

In 1996 Vinterberg directed his first feature The Biggest Heroes, and won national awards. In 1995 Lars von Trier and him wrote the DOGME 95 manifesto. Vinterberg’s DOGME film, Festen (The Celebration-1998) was the first film of the movement. It received international awards including the Jury prize at Cannes and the Fassbinder Award at the European Film Awards.

Vinterberg has directed two English-language films, It´s All About Love (2003), with Joaquin Phoenix, Claire Danes and Sean Penn, and Dear Wendy (2005) starring Jamie Bell and written by Lars von Trier. He returned to the Danish language with the comedy, When A Man Comes Home (2007), followed by Submarino, in competition at the Berlinale 2010. Submarino received many national awards.

Filmography

  • Druk
    2020
  • The command
    2018
  • The Commune
    2016
  • Far from the Madding Crowd
    2015
  • The Hunt
    2012
  • Submarino
    2010
  • A Man Comes Home
    2007
  • Dear Wendy
    2004
  • It's All About Love
    2003
  • The Third Lie
    2000
  • Celebration
    1998
  • The Biggest Heroes
    1996

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