Obituary: Palle Kjærulff-Schmidt

Danish director Palle Kjærulff-Schmidt has passed away after a short illness. He was 86 years old. Having grown up in an artistic family as the son of actors Helge Kjærulff-Schmidt (The Olsen Gang) and Inga Thessen, Palle Kjærulff-Schmidt made his debut as a director at the Nørrebro Theater in 1953 when he was just 22 years of age. Soon he was ready to direct his first feature film, Sin Alley (Bundfald), which won the Bodil Award for Best Film in 1958. But

John Mogensen Movie Smashes Danish Box Office

He died in 1977, but the Danes still love John Mogensen, and Ole Bornedal's dramatic, humorous and poetic journey through his life with Så længe jeg lever (As Long As I Live) is proving to be a box office sensation. The film follows the success and failure of musician John Mogensen (Rasmus Bjerg) throughout his life as an artist, husband and father - from childhood, through his time with Four Jacks and his later impact as a solo artist, until his

Rita – Season 3

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Ride Upon The Storm | Herrens veje – Season 1

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