Jesper Jargil

(1945 – )

Born 1945. Jesper Jargil is a veteran director, scriptwriter, cameraman and producer who has won numerous international awards, including the Lion d'Or at Cannes.

Documentary films (a selection): »Per Kirkeby Vinterbillede"/"Per Kirkeby Winter's Tale" won the Danish Film Academy Award for best documentary in 1996 and the Jury's Special Prize at the Biennale Int. du Film sur l'Art in Paris in 1995. Jargil's trilogy on von Trier consists of "De Ydmygede"/"The Humiliated" (1998), about the production of Lars von Trier's Dogme film "Idioterne"/"The Idiots", "De udstillede"/"The Exhibited" (2000), about Lars von Trier's media happening "Psychomobile #1 The World Clock" and "De lutrede"/"The Purified" (2002) about the four Danish directors who formed the Dogma 95 brotherhood.

Title Year Function Category
Mit Danmark - film nr. 3 2006 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Mit Danmark - film nr. 10 2006 Cinematography DK/Documentary
Skitser til et portræt af en maler 2005 Direction, Cinematography, Stills DK/Documentary
The Purified 2002 Direction, Script, Stills, Cinematographer DK/Documentary
D-Dag 2001 Cinematography TV film
The Exhibited 2000 Direction, Script, Cinematography DK/Documentary
The Humiliated 1998 Direction, Script, Sig selv, Cinematography DK/Documentary
The Idiots 1998 Camera assistant DK/Feature
Per Kirkeby - Vinterbillede 1996 Direction, Script, Cinematography, Stills DK/Documentary
The naked trees 1991 Trailer DK/Feature
Peter von Scholten 1987 Trailer DK/Feature
Friends Forever 1987 Trailer DK/Feature
Take It Easy 1986 Trailer DK/Feature
Angels in love 1985 Trailer DK/Feature
Diary of a teenager 1969 Appearance DK/Feature
Strike first Freddy 1965 Assistant DK/Feature