The Info List - Søren Kragh-Jacobsen

Søren Kragh-Jacobsen (born 2 March 1947 in Copenhagen) is a Danish film director, musician, and song writer. He was one of the founders and practitioners of the Dogme95
project, for creating films without artificial technology or techniques.


1 Early career 2 Career 3 Marriage and family 4 Filmography 5 References 6 External links

Early career[edit] Kragh-Jacobsen started out as a popular musician in Denmark, before attending film school in Prague. After returning to Denmark, he directed and co-wrote television productions. He became one of the developers of the avant-garde film-making project Dogme95, based on creating films based only on reality, without artificial lighting and technology. Career[edit] His first feature film was Wanna See My Beautiful Navel? (1978). This was followed by the successful Rubber Tarzan (1981), Thunderbirds (1983), Emma's Shadow (1988), Shower of Gold (1988), The Boys from St. Petri (1991), The Island on Bird Street (1997), and his international break-through, dogme No. 3 Mifune's Last Song
Mifune's Last Song
(1999), and Skagerrak (2003). Mifune's Last Song
Mifune's Last Song
won the Silver Bear
Silver Bear
Jury Prize at the 49th Berlin International Film Festival.[1] Skagerrak was entered into the 25th Moscow International Film Festival.[2] He has done some commercials and Danish/Swedish TV series. Acclaimed internationally, he has received several major awards for his work, including the Memorial François Truffaut
François Truffaut
Award/Giffoni, an Emmy
for The Island on Bird Street and a Silver Bear
Silver Bear
at the Berlinale film festival in Berlin for Mifune's Last Song. The Boys from St. Petri was screened out of competition at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival.[3] Marriage and family[edit] Kragh-Jacobsen is married to musician Cæcilie Nordgreen. They live in Copenhagen
with their two children.[4][5] Filmography[edit]

Work Year Credit Notes

The Hour of the Lynx (da) 2013 Direction Feature

Borgen 2010 Direction TV series

What No One Knows 2008 Direction Feature

The Protectors 2008 Direction TV series

Det danske dogmeri 2005 Appearance Documentary

The Eagle 2004 Direction TV series

Skagerrak 2003 Direction Feature

The Purified 2002 Appearance Documentary

D-Dag 2001 Direction TV film

Mifune's Last Song 1999 Direction Feature

The Island on Bird Street 1997 Direction Feature

The Flyer 1996 Script consultant Feature

The Monkeys and the Secret Weapon 1995 Lyrics Feature

Circus Hildebrandt 1995 Lyrics Feature

Jungledyret Hugo 1993 Lyrics Feature

The Boys from St. Petri 1991 Direction Feature

War of the Birds 1990 Music Feature

The Miracle in Valby 1989 Script consultant Feature

Shower of Gold (da) 1988 Direction Feature

Emma's Shadow (da) 1988 Direction Feature

Omsen og Momsen (da) 1987 Script TV film

Livet er en god grund 1985 Direction TV film

Granny's House (da) 1984 Script Feature

Ude på noget 1984 Script TV series

Thunderbirds (1983 film) (da) 1983 Direction Feature

Rubber Tarzan (da) 1981 Direction Feature

Wanna See My Beautiful Navel? (da) 1978 Direction Feature


^ "Berlinale: 1999 Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2012-01-31.  ^ " 25th Moscow International Film Festival (2003)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 3 April 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2013.  ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Boys from St. Petri". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-08-16.  ^ "Søren Kragh-Jacobsen: "Min kone kan stadig overraske mig"". Femina. Retrieved 1 March 2015.  ^ "Søren Kragh-Jacobsen: Derfor holder mit ægteskab". Billed Bladet. Retrieved 1 March 2015. 

External links[edit]

Søren Kragh-Jacobsen on IMDb Søren Kragh-Jacobsen in the Danish Film Database Søren Kragh-Jacobsen in the film database danskefilm.dk (in Danish)

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European Film Academy Achievement in World Cinema Award

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(1997) Stellan Skarsgård
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(1998) Antonio Banderas
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(1999) Roman Polanski
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(1999) Jean Reno
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(2000) Roberto Benigni
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(2000) Ewan McGregor
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(2001) Victoria Abril
Victoria Abril
(2002) Carlo Di Palma (2003) Liv Ullmann
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(2004) Maurice Jarre
Maurice Jarre
(2005) Jeremy Thomas
Jeremy Thomas
(2006) Michael Ballhaus
Michael Ballhaus
(2007) Søren Kragh-Jacobsen (2008) Kristian Levring (2008) Lars von Trier
Lars von Trier
(2008) Thomas Vinterberg
Thomas Vinterberg
(2008) Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert
(2009) Gabriel Yared (2010) Mads Mikkelsen
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(2011) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2012) Pedro Almodóvar
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(2013) Steve McQueen (2014) Christoph Waltz
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(2015) Pierce Brosnan
Pierce Brosnan
(2016) Julie Delpy
Julie Delpy

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