Success has been soaring for Susanne Bier and Zentropa's "In a Better World", culminating in January's Golden Globe award and Academy Award nomination. Sunday will show whether the Danish director will manage to turn the nomination into a win and land her first Oscar.
Bier is no Hollywood novice, though. Her drama "After the Wedding" starring Mads Mikkelsen received an Oscar nomination in 2007, and the American film capital also remembers Bier for the US remake of "Brothers" and her direction of DreamWorks' "Thing We Lost in the Fire" with Halle Berry and Benicio Del Toro.
"Susanne Bier's 'In a Better World' goes into Sunday's Academy Awards as the favorite to capture the Oscar for best foreign-language film," writes Larry Rohter on nytimes.com.
In the following we have gathered the latest interviews and pieces on Susanne Bier to warm up for the Oscars.
Searching for a Place 'In a Better World'
The New York Times
Hollywood elsewhere / video
Denmark's Susanne Bier on Oscar-nominated In a Better World
BBC / video
Straight Outta Denmark
'In a Better World' widens director Susanne Bier's world
Los Angeles Times
Article in FILM#Magazine
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