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Lars von Trier

Writer | Director | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Melancholia (2011) | Dogville (2003) | Dancer in the Dark (2000)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 102 wins & 90 nominations More »
AKA 
Erik Nietzsche | Lars Trier | Lars Von Trier
BORN 
Apr 30, 1956 (age 61)
HEIGHT 
5' 7" (1.70m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (71 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for A FlowerA Flower (Short) Inspired By And Dedicated To  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Department Q: A Conspiracy of FaithDepartment Q: A Conspiracy of Faith Thanks  Less 2016 DKK 40MM
  • Primary photo for Testamentet: Tage Skou-HansenTestamentet: Tage Skou-Hansen (Short) Writer (concept)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Nymphomaniac: Vol. IINymphomaniac: Vol. II Director, Writer  Less 2013 $327K
  • Primary photo for Nymphomaniac: Vol. INymphomaniac: Vol. I Director, Writer  Less 2013 $786K
  • Primary photo for A Royal AffairA Royal Affair Script Supervisor, Executive Producer  Less 2012 $1.5MM
  • Primary photo for MelancholiaMelancholia Director, Writer  Less 2011 $7.4MM $3MM
  • Primary photo for Selma JezkováSelma Jezková (Video) Writer (based on the screenplay by)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Les amours perduesLes amours perdues (Short) Consultant  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Vogn 347Vogn 347 (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2011 DKK 20K
  • Primary photo for GenauGenau Inspired By  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Erotic ManThe Erotic Man Producer  Less 2010 $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for Dimension 1991-2024Dimension 1991-2024 (Video) Director, Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Woman Who Dreamed of a ManThe Woman Who Dreamed of a Man Thanks  Less 2010 $4MM
  • Primary photo for Love and RageLove and Rage Special Thanks  Less 2009 DKK 16MM
  • Primary photo for AntichristAntichrist Director, Writer  Less 2009 $11MM $397K
  • Primary photo for Explicit IllsExplicit Ills Special Thanks  Less 2008 $1.5MM $29K
  • Primary photo for The Early Years: Erik Nietzsche Part 1The Early Years: Erik Nietzsche Part 1 Narrator (voice), Writer (as Erik Nietzsche)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for To Each His Own CinemaTo Each His Own Cinema The filmmaker (segment "Occupations"), Director (segments: Occupations)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Boss of It AllThe Boss of It All Narrator (uncredited), Director, Writer  Less 2006 €3MM $51K
  • Primary photo for All About AnnaAll About Anna (Video) Co-Executive Producer (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for ManderlayManderlay Camera Operator (as Lars Von Trier), Director (as Lars Von Trier), Writer (as Lars Von Trier)  Less 2005 $14MM $78K
  • Primary photo for Europa: The Faecal LocationEuropa: The Faecal Location (Video) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited), Special Thanks  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Dear WendyDear Wendy Writer  Less 2005 DKK 50MM $23K
  • Primary photo for Visions of EuropeVisions of Europe Producer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for SouthSouth Co-Producer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Screaming MenScreaming Men Thanks  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for DogvilleDogville Camera Operator (as Lars Von Trier), Director (as Lars Von Trier), Writer (as Lars Von Trier)  Less 2003 DKK 83MM $1.5MM
  • Primary photo for The Five ObstructionsThe Five Obstructions Himself / Obstructor (segment "The Conversations"), Director (segments: The Perfect Human: Avedøre, Denmark) (uncredited), Writer (idea) (uncredited), Writer (script) (segments: The Perfect Human: Avedøre, Denmark)  Less 2003 $92K
  • Primary photo for Dogville: The PilotDogville: The Pilot (Video) Director, Writer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Dogville ConfessionsDogville Confessions Himself, Thanks  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Wilbur Wants to Kill HimselfWilbur Wants to Kill Himself Script Consultant  Less 2002 $233K
  • Primary photo for Italian for BeginnersItalian for Beginners Associate Producer (uncredited)  Less 2000 $4.4MM
  • Primary photo for The ExhibitedThe Exhibited Himself, Writer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Dancer in the DarkDancer in the Dark Camera Operator (as Lars Von Trier), Director (as Lars Von Trier), Composer (lyrics) (as Lars Von Trier), Writer ("Cvalda", "I've Seen It All", "Smith & Wesson", "In the Musicals, Part 1", "In the Musicals, Part 2", "107 Steps", "Next to Last Song", "New World (Overture)"), Writer (as Lars Von Trier)  Less 2000 $13MM $4.2MM
  • Primary photo for Björk Feat. Thom Yorke: I've Seen It AllBjörk Feat. Thom Yorke: I've Seen It All (Video) Composer (music by)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for HotMen CoolBoyzHotMen CoolBoyz (Video) Co-Executive Producer (uncredited)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Björk: I've Seen It All, Webeo VersionBjörk: I've Seen It All, Webeo Version (Video) Composer (music by)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Pink PrisonPink Prison (Video) Co-Executive Producer (uncredited)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The IdiotsThe Idiots Interviewer (voice) (uncredited), Cinematographer (as Lars Von Trier), Director (uncredited), Writer  Less 1998 $2.5MM $7K
  • Primary photo for The Olsen Gang - Final MissionThe Olsen Gang - Final Mission Very Special Thanks  Less 1998 DKK 18MM
  • Primary photo for Love FoolsLove Fools Thanks  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for ConstanceConstance (Video) Co-Executive Producer (uncredited)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Lars Von Trier & The Idiot All Stars: You're a LadyLars Von Trier & The Idiot All Stars: You're a Lady (Video) Actor, Director  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Tranceformer - A Portrait of Lars von TrierTranceformer - A Portrait of Lars von Trier Himself, Special Thanks  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Breaking the WavesBreaking the Waves Director (as Lars Von Trier), Writer (as Lars Von Trier)  Less 1996 $4MM
  • Primary photo for Joachim Holbek: The ShiverJoachim Holbek: The Shiver (Video) Actor, Director  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Kim Larsen & Bellami: Danas HaveKim Larsen & Bellami: Danas Have (Video) Director  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Kim Larsen & Bellami: LeningradKim Larsen & Bellami: Leningrad (Video) Director  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Manu Katché: ChangeManu Katché: Change (Video) Director  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for EuropaEuropa Jew, Director, Continuity, Shooting Script, Writer ("Europa Aria"), Writer  Less 1991 DKK 28MM $1MM
  • Primary photo for Laid Back: Bet It on YouLaid Back: Bet It on You (Video) Director, Writer (concept)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Laid Back: Highway of LoveLaid Back: Highway of Love (Video) Writer (concept)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for A World of DifferenceA World of Difference Cab Driver  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Laid Back: BakermanLaid Back: Bakerman (Video) Director  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for EpidemicEpidemic Himself / Dr. Mesmer (as Lars Von Trier), Camera Operator (16 mm) (as Lars Von Trier), Director, Editor (as Lars Von Trier), Lyrics ("Epidemic We All Fall Down") (as Lars Von Trier), Writer (screenplay) (as Lars Von Trier)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Element of CrimeThe Element of Crime Schmuck of Ages (as Lars Von Trier), Camera Operator (second unit) (as Lars Von Trier), Director (as Lars Von Trier), Shooting Script, Writer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Laid Back: Elevator BoyLaid Back: Elevator Boy (Video) Director  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for BefrielsesbillederBefrielsesbilleder Director, Writer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Last DetailThe Last Detail (Short) Director  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Kaptajn Klyde og hans venner vender tilbageKaptajn Klyde og hans venner vender tilbage Actor  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for NocturneNocturne (Short) Masked Man Bashing Through Window (uncredited), Director, Writer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Menthe - la bienheureuseMenthe - la bienheureuse (Short) The Driver, Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Writer  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Orchid GardenerThe Orchid Gardener (Short) Victor Morse, Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Writer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for A FlowerA Flower (Short) Cinematographer (as Lars Trier), Director (as Lars Trier), Editor (as Lars Trier), Writer (as Lars Trier)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Why Try to Escape from Which You Know You Can't Escape from? Because You Are a CowardWhy Try to Escape from Which You Know You Can't Escape from? Because You Are a Coward (Short) Cinematographer (as Lars Trier), Director (as Lars Trier), Editor (as Lars Trier), Writer (as Lars Trier)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for A Chess GameA Chess Game (Short) Cinematographer (as Lars Trier), Director (as Lars Trier), Editor (as Lars Trier), Writer (as Lars Trier)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for A Dead Boring ExperienceA Dead Boring Experience (Short) Cinematographer (as Lars Trier), Director (as Lars Trier), Editor (as Lars Trier), Writer (as Lars Trier)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Hemmelig sommerHemmelig sommer (Short) Lars (as Lars Trier)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Good Night, DearGood Night, Dear (Short) Cinematographer (as Lars Trier), Director (as Lars Trier), Editor (as Lars Trier), Writer (as Lars Trier)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Trip to Squash LandThe Trip to Squash Land (Short) Cinematographer (as Lars Trier), Director (as Lars Trier), Editor (as Lars Trier), Writer (as Lars Trier)  Less 1967
Past Television (18 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Hollywood's Best Film DirectorsHollywood's Best Film Directors (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for KlovnKlovn (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for IdolIdol (TV Series) Writer ("New World") (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Kingdom HospitalKingdom Hospital (TV Series) Executive Producer (7 episodes, 2004), Writer (original mini-series) (5 episodes, 2004), Writer (based on the mini-series "The Kingdom" written by) (3 episodes, 2004), Writer (2 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004 10
    • Shoulda' Stood in Bed (Jul 8, 2004) Executive Producer, Writer (original mini-series)  Less
    • Seizure Day (Jul 1, 2004) Executive Producer, Writer (original mini-series)  Less
    • Heartless (Apr 22, 2004) Executive Producer, Writer (original mini-series)  Less
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  • Primary photo for D-dag - Den færdige filmD-dag - Den færdige film (TV Movie) Director  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The 73rd Annual Academy AwardsThe 73rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Writer ("I've Seen It All")  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Kayaking on the Top of the WorldKayaking on the Top of the World (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Morten Korch - Ved stillebækkenMorten Korch - Ved stillebækken (TV Series) Executive Producer (21 episodes, 1999–2000), Creative Producer (5 episodes, 1999), Producer (2 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999–2000 24
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  • Primary photo for D-dagD-dag (TV Movie) Director  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for D-dag - BorisD-dag - Boris (TV Movie) Assistant Director  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for D-dag - CarlD-dag - Carl (TV Movie) Assistant Director  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for D-dag - LiseD-dag - Lise (TV Movie) Director  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for D-dag - Niels-HenningD-dag - Niels-Henning (TV Movie) Assistant Director  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Kvinnan i det låsta rummetKvinnan i det låsta rummet (TV Mini-series) Thanks (3 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 3
  • Primary photo for RigetRiget (TV Mini-series) Director (8 episodes, 1994–1997), Himself (8 episodes, 1994–1997), Writer (4 episodes, 1997), Writer (3 episodes, 1994), Writer (screenplay) (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994–1997 8
    • Pandemonium (Nov 22, 1997) Himself (uncredited), Director, Writer  Less
    • Gargantua (Nov 15, 1997) Himself (uncredited), Director, Writer  Less
    • Birds of Passage (Nov 8, 1997) Himself (uncredited), Director, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for MarathonMarathon (TV Series) Writer (concept) (6 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996 6
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  • Primary photo for LærerværelsetLærerværelset (TV Series) Writer (concept) (6 episodes, 1994), Director (6 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994 6
    • Episode #1.6 (1994) Director, Writer (concept)  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (1994) Director, Writer (concept)  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (1994) Director, Writer (concept)  Less
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  • Primary photo for MedeaMedea (TV Movie) Director, Writer (adaptation)  Less 1988
Self (73 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (14 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Man Behind the ThroneThe Man Behind the Throne Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Zulu Awards '12 - Det store showZulu Awards '12 - Det store show (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: What We Talked About in 2011 (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Samsung AACTA AwardsSamsung AACTA Awards (TV Special) Himself - Director (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Himself - Director (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Antichrist: Chaos Reigns at the Cannes Filmfestival 2009Antichrist: Chaos Reigns at the Cannes Filmfestival 2009 (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Antichrist: Behind the TestAntichrist: Behind the Test (Video) Himself - Director (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Cinema milCinema mil (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Episode #1.3 (Jul 30, 2005) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Jul 16, 2005) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Anecdotes from 'Europa'Anecdotes from 'Europa' (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for From Dreyer to von Trier: An Interview with Cinematographer Henning BendtsenFrom Dreyer to von Trier: An Interview with Cinematographer Henning Bendtsen (Video) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Lars von Trier AnecdotesLars von Trier Anecdotes (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Words in ProgressWords in Progress (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for TV 2 003 - Året i ord og billederTV 2 003 - Året i ord og billeder (TV Special) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Året der gik 2003Året der gik 2003 (TV Special) Himself - Film Director (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Digtere, divaer og dogmebrødreDigtere, divaer og dogmebrødre (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
    • 2000 (Feb 20, 2001) Himself (archive footage)  Less

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