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Lars Sven "Lasse" Hallström is a Swedish film director. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director for My Life as a Dog (Mitt liv som hund) (1985) and later for The Cider House Rules (1999). Hallström learned his craft making music videos, in particular for the group ABBA. Since the international success of My Life as a Dog (1985), for which he was nominated for Academy Awards for writing and directing, Hallström has worked in American movies. His first notable American success was What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993). He reached his greatest level of prominence when he was nominated for an Academy Award for best director for the critically acclaimed movie The Cider House Rules (1999) and then later directed the well-received film Chocolat (2000), both of which were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. His 2012 film The Hypnotist was selected as the Swedish entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.

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MOVIE CREDITS:
2000: Director - Chocolat
1993: Director - What's Eating Gilbert Grape
1999: Director - The Cider House Rules
2005: Director - An Unfinished Life
1986: Director - The Children of Noisy Village
2006: Executive Producer - Open Window
2001: Director - The Shipping News
2010: Director - Dear John
1987: Director - My Life as a Dog
1987: Screenplay - My Life as a Dog
1987: Director - More About the Children of Noisy Village
2005: Director - Casanova
2007: Director - The Hoax
2009: Director - Hachi: A Dog's Tale
1977: Director - ABBA: The Movie
1981: Director - Tuppen
1991: Director - Once Around
1995: Director - Lumière and Company
2002: Director - ABBA: The Definitive Collection
1995: Director - Something to Talk About
2012: Director - Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
1981: Director - Gyllene Tider: Parkliv
1983: Director - Två killar och en tjej
1983: Writer - Två killar och en tjej
1975: Director - A Guy and a Gal
1979: Director - Jag är med barn
1979: Writer - Jag är med barn
1979: Editor - Jag är med barn
1973: Director - Shall We Go to My Place or Your Place or Each Go Home Alone?
1973: Writer - Shall We Go to My Place or Your Place or Each Go Home Alone?
1973: Cinematography - Shall We Go to My Place or Your Place or Each Go Home Alone?
2013: Director - Safe Haven
2012: Director - The Hypnotist
2014: Director - The Hundred-Foot Journey
2005: Director - Abba - The complete studio recording
2017: Director - A Dog's Purpose
2018: Director - The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
1977: Editor - ABBA: The Movie
1993: Executive Producer - What's Eating Gilbert Grape
1981: Director - Come On Then!
1981: Writer - Come On Then!

TV CREDITS:
2008: Director - New Amsterdam
2008: Producer - New Amsterdam