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Bille August  (born November 9, 1948) is a Danish Academy Award winning film and television director. His film Pelle the Conqueror from 1987 won the Palme D'or, Academy Award and Golden Globe. He is one of the very few directors to win the Palme D'or twice, winning the prestigious award again in 1991 for The Best Intentions, based on the autobiographical script by Ingmar Bergman. He was married to Swedish actress Pernilla August from 1991 to 1997. His son Anders August is a screenwriter.

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MOVIE CREDITS:
2007: Director - Goodbye Bafana
1994: Director - The House of the Spirits
1994: Screenplay - The House of the Spirits
1998: Director - Les Misérables
1984: Director - Twist and Shout
1987: Director - Pelle the Conqueror
1987: Screenplay - Pelle the Conqueror
1984: Director - Busters verden
2005: Director - Return to Sender
1997: Director - Smilla's Sense of Snow
2007: Director - To Each His Own Cinema
1992: Director - The Best Intentions
2002: Director - A Song for Martin
2002: Writer - A Song for Martin
1981: Director of Photography - Killing Heat
2012: Director - Marie Kroyer
2013: Director - Night Train to Lisbon
2000: Director - The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: The Perils of Cupid
1999: Director - The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Tales of Innocence
1977: Director of Photography - Hemåt i natten
1996: Director - Jerusalem
1978: Cinematography - Manrape
2014: Director - Silent Heart
1978: Director - In My Life
1984: Writer - Twist and Shout
1983: Director - Zappa
2018: Director - 55 Steps
2018: Director - A Fortunate Man
1983: Director - May
2017: Director - The Chinese Widow
2018: Writer - A Fortunate Man

TV CREDITS:
1991: Director - The Best Intentions