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Morten Henriksen

(1950 – )

Born 1950, Denmark. Graduated in literature at the University of Copenhagen and in direction at the National Film School of Denmark, 1979.



Morten Henriksen wrote scripts and directed documentaries and TV dramas before he made his first fiction feature, "De nøgne træer"/"he Naked Trees" (1991). "Magnetisørens femte vinter"/"The Magnetist's Fifth Winter" (1999), an adaptation of P.O. Enquist's novel of the same name, was prize winner at festivals in Rouen and Palm Springs, and his children¿s short "Hænderne op!"/"Hands Up!" (1997) took home the Crystal Bear at the Berlin Kinder Film Festival. The documentary "Med retten til at dræbe"/"With a Right to Kill" (2003), co-directed with Peter Øvig Knudsen, examines the execution of Danish informers during WW2. In 2011 he made the drama documentary "Bag Blixens maske"/Karen Blixen - Behind her Mask".

Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Karen Blixen - behind her mask 2011 Direction DK/Documentary
Det Værste Job - Med Ret Til At Dræbe 2003 Direction
With a right to kill 2003 Direction DK/Documentary
The Magnetist's Fifth Winter 1999 Direction, Script DK/Feature
Hænderne op 1997 Direction
Hands Up! 1997 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Arne Treholt - a man and his destiny 1993 Direction, Script DK/Documentary
The naked trees 1991 Direction, Script DK/Feature
300 miles to heaven 1989 Assistant director DK/Feature
Den skjulte virkelighed 1988 Direction, Script DK/Documentary
Sorg-agre 1987 Direction, Script TV film
Gurli 1984 Direction, Script TV film
Saxofonen 1980 Direction, Script TV film
Siggis nat 1979 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
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
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 2012-07-19 Bag Blixens maske
Göteborg International Film Festival 2012-01-27 Bag Blixens maske
Amsterdam, IDFA 2011-11-16 Bag Blixens maske
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2004-11-04 Med ret til at dræbe
Torun, Camerimage 1999-11-27 Magnetisørens femte vinter
Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival 1999-10-05 Magnetisørens femte vinter
Cannes, Festival de 1999-05-12 Magnetisørens femte vinter
Berlinale 1999-02-10 Magnetisørens femte vinter
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.