Lone Scherfig


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Lone Scherfig (born May 2, 1959) is a Danish film director. She graduated Danish Film School in 1984, and began her career as a director with Kaj's fødselsdag "A Birthday Trip". She made her mark with the Dogme95-film, Italian for Beginners (Italiensk for begyndere, 2000), a romantic comedy which among its many international awards won the Silver Berlin Bear (Jury Prize) at the 2001 Berlin International Film Festival. It is credited as the most profitable Scandinavian film to date. Most recently she's directed An Education (2009), based on an autobiographical article by British journalist Lynn Barber. The independent film was nominated for three of the 82nd Academy Awards.

2000: Director - Italian for Beginners
2002: Director - Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself
2009: Director - An Education
2007: Director - Just Like Home
2011: Director - One Day
1990: Director - The Birthday Trip
2014: Director - The Riot Club
2005: Director - Jeg er bare den logerende
1998: Director - On Our Own
2017: Director - Their Finest
2019: Director - The Kindness of Strangers
2020: Executive Producer - The Day We Died
2000: Author - Italian for Beginners
2002: Screenplay - Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself
2005: Writer - Jeg er bare den logerende
2007: Writer - Just Like Home
2006: Writer - Red Road
2016: Writer - A Serious Game
1998: Writer - On Our Own
2019: Writer - The Kindness of Strangers

2015: Director - The Astronaut Wives Club