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Bille August

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Birthday
9, 1948
Birthplace
Brede, Denmark
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
9, 1948 (age 69)
Birthplace
Brede, Denmark

About

Director of the Danish-Swedish film Pelle the Conqueror, which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Before Fame

His two early works Homeward in the Night and Honeymoon established his reputation for bringing out deeply personal stories on screen.

Trivia

His film Pelle the Conqueror also won the Palme D'or at the Cannes Film Festival.

Family Life

He was married to actress Pernilla August from 1991 to 1997.

Associated With

His film The House of the Spirits featured Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, and Vanessa Redgrave.