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Thomas vinterberg

Thomas Vinterberg was born in Copenhagen in 1969. In 1993 he finished his studies at the National Danish Film School with his film Sidste Omgang (Last round), which received the Jury Prize at the Munich Student Film Festival, as well as the first prize at the Tel Aviv Film Festival. This film was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Short Film section. In the same year he directed another short film, Drengen Der Gik Baglens (The boy who walked backwards) awarded in numerous festivals. In 1995 he founded the Dogme 95 movement, together with the danish director Lars Von Trier. After his first feature film, De Støste Helte (The greatest heroes) directed in 1996, he directed Festen (The Celebration) in 1997, presented in the Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival in 1998 which won the Jury Prize. In 2003 he directed his third feature film It’s all about love, (the first in English language) and directed Dear Wendy in 2005 based on a script written by Lars von Trier. In 2012, he directed The Hunt wich was selected at the official competition of the Cannes Film Festival, where the lead actor Mads Mikkelsen won the Best actor award. His latest film Kursk will be relased in 2018.

Filmography

2018 Kursk
2016 The Community
2015 Far from the madding crow
2012 The Hunt
2010 Submarino
2007 A man comes home
 

2005 Dear Wendy
2003 It’s all about love
1998 Festen (The Celebration)
1996 De Største Helte (The Greatest Heroes)
1994 Drengen der gik baglaens (The boy who walked backwards) – short film
1993 Sidste omgang (Last round) – short film