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Christian Tafdrup

(1978 – )

Director, actor. Born 8/4 1978. Graduated from The Danish National Theater School in 2003.

Tafdrup made his debut as a feature film director with 'Parents' (2016), which was selected for Tribeca. His follow-up 'A Horrible Woman' (2017) was selected for a number of festivals and sold over 180.000 tickets in the Danish cinemas.

As an actor Christian Tafdrup has had roles in both feature films and TV series. He starred in Susanne Bier's 'After the Wedding'(2006) and in the popular Danish TV series 'Borgen' (2010) and 'Park Road'(2009).

Tafdrup has directed three short films. In 2009 he wrote, starred in and directed the short film 'Kopisten', which was his debut as a director, followed by 'Debutanten' (2003) and 'Awakening' (2008). For 'Awakening' Tafdrup was awarded a Danish Robert Award for Best Short Film in 2008 and received awards at film festivals in Europe and New Zealand.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Couple Trouble 2018 Øystein TV series
En frygtelig kvinde 2017 Direction, James, Screenplay DK/Feature
Tinkas juleeventyr 2017 Fileas TV series
Never Again a Tomorrow 2017 TV-journalist DK/Feature
Parents 2016 Direction, Ejendomsmægler, Screenplay DK/Feature
Den anden verden 2016 Mikkel TV series
Juleønsket 2015 Atlas TV series
Bankerot 2014 Læge TV series
Kødkataloget 2013 Søren TV series
Borgen 3 2013 Alexander Hjort TV series
Park Road - The movie 2012 Sune DK/Feature
Anstalten 2011 Oliver TV series
Park Road 2009 Sune Holm TV series
Awakening 2008 Direction, Screenplay DK/Short fiction
Crying for Love 2008 Oscar DK/Feature
Album 2008 Martin Lund Jensen, 1989 TV series
Daisy Diamond 2007 Thomas Lund DK/Feature
After the Wedding 2006 Christian DK/Feature
En soap 2006 Kunde DK/Feature
Princess 2006 Charlie DK/Feature
Den store dag 2005 Lars DK/Feature
Veninder 2005 Lækker fyr DK/Feature
Nynne 2005 Fyr på restaurant DK/Feature
Baby 2003 Håndlanger DK/Feature
Debutanten 2002 Direction, Hamlet, Screenplay DK/Short fiction
Pretty Boy 1993 Nick DK/Feature

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
1st prize children's jury 2008 Odense Internationale Film Festival 2008 En forelskelse
The Silver Mèliés 2016 Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival 2016 Forældre
Best Actor 2018 Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 2018 En frygtelig kvinde
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.

Festivals

Festival Festival date Film
Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival 2019-07-05 En frygtelig kvinde
Transilvania International Film Festival 2018-05-25 En frygtelig kvinde
Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente 2018-04-11 En frygtelig kvinde
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2017-11-17 En frygtelig kvinde
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2017-11-09 En frygtelig kvinde
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2017-11-01 En frygtelig kvinde
Warsaw International Film Festival 2017-10-13 En frygtelig kvinde
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2017-09-14 Forældre
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2017-08-19 Forældre
Transilvania International Film Festival 2017-06-02 Forældre
Palm Springs International Film Festival 2017-01-05 Forældre
Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival 2016-07-01 Forældre
München International Film Festival 2016-06-23 Forældre
New York Tribeca Film Festival 2016-04-13 Forældre
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2015-08-15 Forældre
Warsaw International Film Festival 2009-10-10 En forelskelse
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival 2009-04-27 En forelskelse
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2009-04-01 En forelskelse
Malmö, BUFF 2009-03-10 En forelskelse
Istanbul Festival of Independent Films 2009-02-12 En forelskelse
Los Angeles, Oscar Nomination Screening 2008-12-12 En forelskelse
Bilbao Int. Festival of Documentary and Short Film 2008-11-21 En forelskelse
Malmö Nordisk Panorama 2008-09-26 En forelskelse
Odense Internationale Film Festival 2008-08-19 En forelskelse
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.