Lars von Trier

Lars von Trier

Director

Lars von Trier (b. 1956) is a Danish screenwriter and director. He got his education at the Danish Film School and is one of Denmark’s most talked about, praised and controversial filmmakers. He has made several award-winning films since his feature film debut The Element of Crime (1984). Among his more than 100 awards and 200 nominations at film festivals worldwide, von Trier has received the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, the European Film Awards, the César Awards, the Robert Awards and has been nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. Von Trier is the founder and shareholder of the international film production company Zentropa Films, which has sold more than 350 million tickets and garnered seven Academy Award nominations.

Filmography

2018 - The House That Jack Built
2013 - Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
2013 - Nymphomaniac: Vol. II
2011 - Melancholia
2010 - Dimension 1991-2024 (Video short)
2009 - Antichrist
2007 - To Each His Own Cinema (segment "Occupations")
2006 - The Boss of It All
2005 - Manderlay (as Lars Von Trier)
2003 - Dogville: The Pilot (Video short)
2003 - The Five Obstructions (Documentary)
2003 - Dogville (as Lars Von Trier)
2001 - D-dag - Den færdige film (TV Movie)
2000 - Björk Feat. Thom Yorke: I've Seen It All (Video short)
2000 - Dancer in the Dark (as Lars Von Trier)
2000 - D-dag (TV Movie)
2000 - D-dag - Lise (TV Movie)
1998 - Lars Von Trier & The Idiot All Stars: You're a Lady (Video short)
1998 - The Idiots (uncredited)
1994-1997 - The Kingdom (TV Series) (8 episodes)
1996 - Breaking the Waves (as Lars Von Trier)
1994 - Joachim Holbek: The Shiver (Video short)
1994 - The Teacher's Room (TV Series) (6 episodes)
1992 - Kim Larsen & Bellami: Danas Have (Video short)
1992 - Kim Larsen & Bellami: Leningrad (Video short)
1992 - Manu Katché: Change (Video short)
1991 - Europa
1990 - Laid Back: Bet It on You (Video short)
1989 - Laid Back: Bakerman (Video short)
1988 - Medea (TV Movie)
1987 - Epidemic
1984 - The Element of Crime
1983 - Laid Back: Elevator Boy (Video short)
1982 - Befrielsesbilleder
1981 - The Last Detail (Short)
1980 - Nocturne (Short)
1979 - Menthe - la bienheureuse (Short)
1978 - The Orchid Gardener (Short)
1971 - A Flower (Short)
1970 - Why Try to Escape from Which You Know You Can't Escape from? Because You Are a Coward (Short)
1969 - A Chess Game (Short)
1969 - A Dead Boring Experience (Short)
1968 - Good Night, Dear (Short)
1967 - The Trip to Squash Land (Short)

Lars von Trier's films at RIFF
Dancer in the Dark
A Glimpse of Iceland in EFA
Year: 2000
An East European girl travels to the United States with her young son, expecting it to be...

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