Bille August

9 Nov 1948

Director, Writer

Bille August (born November 9, 1948) is a Danish Academy Award winning film and television director. His film Pelle the Conqueror from 1987 won the Palme D'or, Academy Award and Golden Globe. He is one of the very few directors to win the Palme D'or twice, winning the prestigious award again in 1991 for The Best Intentions, based on the autobiographical script by Ingmar Bergman. He was married to Swedish actress Pernilla August from 1991 to 1997. His son Anders August is a screenwriter.

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Filmography (17 titles)

(movie, 2014)
···Stille Hjerte
Genre: Drama
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2013)
···Night Train to Lisbon
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 2007)
···Goodbye Bafana
Genre: Drama, Foreign
Role: Director
(movie, 2004)
···Return to Sender
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2001)
···En sång för Martin
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Role: Director
(movie, 1998)
···Les Misérables
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1997)
···Smilla's Sense of Snow
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1996)
···Jerusalem
Genre: Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1993)
···The House of the Spirits
Genre: Drama
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1992)
···Den goda viljan
Genre: Drama, Romance, Biography
Role: Director
(mini-series, 1991)
···Den goda viljan
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1987)
···Pelle erobreren
Genre: Drama, Foreign
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1984)
···Busters verden
Genre: Family
Role: Director
(movie, 1984)
···Tro, håb og kærlighed
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Role: Director
(movie, 1983)
···Zappa
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Director