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Erik Clausen

(1942 – )

Director. Born 7/3 1942, Denmark. Appearances in films and television. Writer, director, producer of feature films, often comedies with a social-political commitment.



His feature film debut "The Casablanca Circus" (1981), Best Comedy at Portland and awarded at Karlovy Vary, brought him immediate recognition. Other features include the tragi-comedy "Fish Out of Water" (1993), winner at Haugesund; the children's film "Me and Mama Mia" (1989), a boxoffice success, and "Rocking Silver" (1983), recipient of honours at Poitiers, Munich and Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Wrote and directed the biopic "Carl - My Childhood Symphony", based on Carl Nielsen's autobiography. "Villa Paranoia" (2004), was awarded at numerous festivals, including Mamers en Mer and Taormina; and "Temporary Release" (2007) received honours at Moscow and Rouen. Clausen also directed, and appeared in, "People Get Eaten" (2015) and "Never Again a Tomorrow" (2017).

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Never Again a Tomorrow 2017 Direction, Thorvald, Screenplay DK/Feature
People Get Eaten 2015 Direction, Herluf, Screenplay DK/Feature
Freedom on parole 2010 Direction, John, Script DK/Feature
Ledsaget udgang 2007 Direction, John, Script DK/Feature
Mit Danmark - film nr. 5 2006 Direction DK/Documentary
The Wild 2006 Benny Feature
Clown 2005 Erik Clausen TV series
Villa Paranoia 2004 Direction, Jørgen, Script DK/Feature
Sharks 2004 Harry DK/Feature
Motormagasinet 2004 Bingovært TV series
Better Times 2004 Mand TV series
The Fighter 2003 Træneren DK/Short fiction
Break your bounds 2000 Direction, Script, Bent A. Pedersen, vinduespudser DK/Feature
Rejsekammerater 1998 Appearance, Script TV series
Tango 1997 Direction, Ole Jensen, Script, Production DK/Short fiction
En loppe kan også gø 1996 Script, Rimkjær DK/Feature
Cruise Manager 1995 Appearance DK/Short fiction
Carl - My Childhood Symphony 1994 Direction, Script DK/Feature
Fish out of water 1993 Direction, Script, Viggo, Screenplay DK/Feature
The great day on the beach 1991 Axel, Gustav Adolfs far DK/Feature
Kielgasten 1990 Klovnen Bernardi, Screenplay DK/Feature
Me and Mama Mia 1989 Direction, Script, Urmageren Helmuth DK/Feature
En god klovn 1989 Music DK/Documentary
Retfærdighedens rytter 1989 Højtalerstemme DK/Short fiction
Rami and Juliet 1988 Direction, Script DK/Feature
The Dark Side Of The Moon 1986 Direction, Script DK/Feature
De flyvende djævle 1985 Dyrepasser DK/Feature
Nissebanden 1984 Sprællemandssælger TV series
In the middle of the night 1984 Arnold DK/Feature
Rocking Silver 1983 Direction, Script, Frank DK/Feature
Clausens garage 1983 Direction, Appearance, Script TV series
Felix 1982 Direction, Script, Svend Erik, Inger Maries søn DK/Feature
Det usynlige pattebarn 1982 Appearance DK/Short fiction
Tigerdukken 1982 Voice TV film
The Circus Casablanca 1981 Direction, Script, Charles DK/Feature
Dirch Passer 1980 Appearance TV documentary
Fantastisk tid 1980 Appearance DK/Documentary
Den musikalske pythonslange 1979 Direction, Appearance, Script TV film
Ludvigsbakke 1978 Cirkusdirektør TV series
Me and Charly 1978 Gøgler DK/Feature

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Best Director 1995 Shanghai International Film Festival 1995 Min fynske barndom
Critic's Prize 2007 Moscow Int. Film Festival 2007 Ledsaget udgang
Russ. Film Clubs Fed. Prize 2007 Moscow Int. Film Festival 2007 Ledsaget udgang
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
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2018-09-19 Aldrig mere i morgen
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2017-08-19 Aldrig mere i morgen
Warsaw International Film Festival 2007-10-12 Ledsaget udgang
Reykjavik Film Festival 2007-09-27 Ledsaget udgang
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2007-09-27 Ledsaget udgang
Moscow Int. Film Festival 2007-06-21 Ledsaget udgang
Göteborg International Film Festival 2007-01-26 Ledsaget udgang
Venice International Film Festival 2005-08-31 Villa Paranoia
Goa - Int. Film Festival of India 2004-11-29 Villa Paranoia
Warsaw International Film Festival 2004-10-07 Villa Paranoia
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2004-08-20 Villa Paranoia
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 1996-03-30 Min fynske barndom
Shanghai International Film Festival 1995-10-28 Min fynske barndom
Valladolid International Film Festival 1995-10-20 Min fynske barndom
Berlinale 1995-02-09 Min fynske barndom
Malmö, BUFF 1995-01-23 Min fynske barndom
Oulu Int. Children's Film Festival 1994-11-14 Min fynske barndom
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 1994-11-03 Min fynske barndom
Cannes, Festival de 1994-05-12 Min fynske barndom
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.