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Kristian Levring

(1957 – )

Dierctor, born 1957, Denmark. Levring was brought up in France and Switzerland. Graduated in editing from the National Film School of Denmark, 1988. Alongside a very successful career directing commercials, Levring was among the co-founders of the highly acclaimed movement Dogme 95.

Levring's directorial debut came in 1986 with the science fiction film "A Shot from the Dark". Levring's Dogme film, the English-language desert drama "The King is Alive" (2000) starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Janet McTeer and Romane Bohringer, was selected for Un Certain Regard, Cannes. Furthermore, the film took home an award at the Film Camera Festival in Bitola, and in Tokyo, Leigh was chosen as Best Actress. Two years later, the critically acclaimed UK production "The Intended", starring McTeer, premiered in Toronto.

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
The Salvation 2014 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
Antichrist 2009 Script consultant DK/Feature
Fear Me Not 2008 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
Tilbageblik på 'The King Is Alive' 2005 Appearance DK/Documentary
Det danske dogmeri 2005 Appearance DK/Documentary
Doxa 2005 Screenplay Feature
The Intended 2002 Direction, Script Feature
The Purified 2002 Appearance DK/Documentary
D-Dag 2001 Direction TV film
The King Is Alive 2000 Direction, Script DK/Feature
The Boys From St. Petri 1991 Trailer DK/Feature
A World of Difference 1989 Production DK/Feature
Shot from the heart 1986 Direction, Story DK/Feature
Moments of Play 1986 Editing DK/Documentary
I hvilket vand 1985 Assistant director DK/Short fiction
Havet 1984 Editing DK/Short fiction
Per Nørgård - et arbejdsportræt 1984 Editing DK/Documentary
Granny's house 1984 Trailer DK/Feature
Haiti Express 1983 Editing DK/Feature
66 scener fra Amerika 1982 Editing DK/Documentary
The ballad of Linda 1982 Production assistant DK/Feature
Step on Silence 1981 Editing DK/Documentary
Uld og plantefarve 1980 Editing DK/Documentary
The return of Captain Klyde 1980 Assistant editor DK/Feature

Awards and nominations

Award Release year Festival Film
Best Screenplay 2008 Buenos Aires, Mar Del Plata Int. FF 2008 Den du frygter
Best Actor 2008 Buenos Aires, Mar Del Plata Int. FF 2008 Den du frygter
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
Reykjavik Film Festival 2018-09-27 The Salvation
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2015-04-04 The Salvation
Chicago International Film Festival 2014-10-09 The Salvation
Haifa International Film Festival 2014-10-09 The Salvation
Chicago International Film Festival 2014-10-09 The Salvation
London Film Festival 2014-10-08 The Salvation
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2014-08-16 The Salvation
Cannes, Festival de 2014-05-14 The Salvation
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2010-04-22 Den du frygter
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2009-11-05 Den du frygter
Haugesund, Den Norske Filmfestivalen 2009-08-20 Den du frygter
Sarajevo Film Festival 2009-08-12 Den du frygter
Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival 2009-06-30 Den du frygter
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2009-06-17 Den du frygter
Transilvania International Film Festival 2009-05-29 Den du frygter
New York Tribeca Film Festival 2009-04-22 Den du frygter
Istanbul Int. Film Festival 2009-04-04 Den du frygter
Trondheim Kosmorama International Film Festival 2009-03-05 Den du frygter
Göteborg International Film Festival 2009-01-23 Den du frygter
Buenos Aires, Mar Del Plata Int. FF 2008-11-06 Den du frygter
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2008-10-29 Den du frygter
Warsaw International Film Festival 2008-10-10 Den du frygter
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 2008-10-07 Den du frygter
Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2008-09-25 Den du frygter
San Sebastian International Film Festival 2008-09-18 Den du frygter
Toronto International Film Festival 2008-09-04 Den du frygter
Taipei Film Festival 2007-06-22 The King Is Alive
Torun, Camerimage 2006-11-25 The King Is Alive
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2003-11-10 The King Is Alive
Oslo International Film Festival 2000-11-16 The King Is Alive
Stockholm International Film Festival 2000-11-09 The King Is Alive
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2000-11-02 The King Is Alive
Warsaw International Film Festival 2000-10-05 The King Is Alive
Toronto International Film Festival 2000-09-07 The King Is Alive
Cannes, Festival de 2000-05-10 The King Is Alive
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.