Lone Scherfig

Danish Actress Lone Scherfig

Career Timeline

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Lone Scherfig (born May 2, 1959) is a Danish film director. She graduated Danish Film School in 1984, and began her career as a director with Kaj's fødselsdag "A Birthday Trip". She made her mark with the Dogme95-film, Italian for Beginners (Italiensk for begyndere, 2000), a romantic comedy which among its many international awards won the Silver Berlin Bear (Jury Prize) at the 2001 Berlin International Film Festival. It is credited as the most profitable Scandinavian film to date. Most recently she's directed An Education (2009), based on an autobiographical article by British journalist Lynn Barber. The independent film was nominated for three of the 82nd Academy Awards.

Birth Date
Age 59
Copenhagen, Denmark
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  • Writer
Film Industry

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Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2019 The Kindness of Strangers Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Sweden Director, Writer 0.00
2009 An Education United Kingdom, United States Director 0.00
2006 Red Road Denmark, United Kingdom Writer 0.00
2002 Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself Denmark, France, United Kingdom, Sweden Director, Writer 0.00
2000 Italian for Beginners Denmark, Sweden Director 0.00