My favourite Norwegian filmmakersby Koyaanisqatsi4 | created - 08 Jun 2014 | updated - 16 Aug 2016 | Public
Director | Louder Than Bombs
Joachim Trier is a Norwegian writer and director. He is known for Reprise (2006), Oslo, August 31st (2011), Louder Than Bombs (2015) and Thelma (2017).
Trier also directed three short films, Pietà (2000), Still (2001) and Procter (2002).
His father, Jacob Trier, was the sound technician of The ...
Joachim Rønning is a film director and writer from Sandefjord, Norway - a small coastal town south of Oslo. He spent his teenage years making short films and shooting commercials for local businesses. In 1995 Rønning began directing professionally with his childhood friend, Espen Sandberg. Working ...
10. Jens Lien
Director | Den brysomme mannen
Born in 1967, Jens Lien leaves his native country, Norway, for London in 1990. His initial intention was to play rock music in the British capital, but three years later, he is back in Oslo after ... graduating from the London International Film School. No more rock for Jens Lien then but if Norway...
11. Petter Næss
Director | Elling
Petter Næss was born in Oslo, Norway, in 1960. Originally he worked as a writer, director and actor for the theatre, staging close to 30 productions. In 1997 he was appointed director of Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre) and he quickly made a mark for himself promoting contemporary Norwegian plays...
19. Katarina Launing
Director | Kule kidz gråter ikke
Katarina Launing was born in Sweden, and studied directing at the Norwegian Film School, graduating in 2000. She has since directed several short films and made her debut as a feature film director with the family adventure film Magic Silver, co-directed by Roar Uthaug. Kick It! is her second ...
22. Edith Carlmar
Actress | Fjols til fjells
Edith Carlmar was born on November 15, 1911 in Oslo, Norway. She was an actress and director, known for Fools in the Mountains (1957), Death is a Caress (1949) and Bedre enn sitt rykte (1955). She was married to Otto Carlmar. She died on May 17, 2003 in Oslo.
Producer | Magnus
Norwegian film producer, director and watchmaker. Grew up on the west coast of Norway in the Art Nouveau city of Ålesund Asbjørnsen founded and was publisher-in-chief of Fritt Forlag ( Free Publishing) and have written screenplays and books. He is also the head of Main Island Production. He created...
29. Åsleik Engmark
Actor | Knerten
Åsleik Engmark was born on December 27, 1965 in Oslo, Norway. He was an actor and director, known for Knerten (2009), Brødrene Dal og mysteriet med Karl XIIs gamasjer (2005) and Twigson Ties the Knot (2010). He was married to Helle Engmark. He died on February 12, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.
33. Aksel Hennie
Actor | Max Manus
Aksel Hennie is a Norwegian actor, writer and director. He has acted in a number of successful Norwegian movies, and has received several awards. Hennie grew up in Lambertseter in Oslo. In his late teens he was sentenced for tagging, and became an outcast in the community for confessing to the ...
39. Liv Ullmann
Actress | Viskningar och rop
Liv Ullmann's father was a Norwegian engineer who used to work abroad, so as a child she lived in Tokyo, Canada, New York and Oslo. In the mid-'50s she made her stage debut and in 1957 made her film debut. She really became successful, however, when she began to work for Swedish director Ingmar ...