Samanou Acheche Sahlstrøm

(1982 – )

Director. Born 1982, France. Moved to Denmark in 2001 and started at Zentropa the following year. Graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 2011 with ''Les amours perdues'' starring Emmanuelle Béart and Denis Lavant.

''In Your Arms'' (2015) is Sahlstrøm''s feature film debut. The film premiered at Göteborg Film Festival, where it also took home the award for Best Nordic Film and the critics'' FIPRESCI award. His second feature ''Until We Fall'' (2018) won the award for best actor (Dar Salim) at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.
Title Year Function Category
Elvira 2022 Director TV series
Until We Fall 2019 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
In Your Arms 2015 Direction, Screenplay DK/Feature
Min Bror 2013 Script consultant DK/Short fiction
Les amours perdues 2011 Direction, Screenplay DK/Short fiction
Antichrist 2009 P.A. to von Trier, P.A. to Lars von Trier DK/Feature
Papa 2007 Direction, Script DK/Short fiction
Just like home 2007 Producer''s assistant DK/Feature
De unge år 2007 Assistant DK/Feature
Dear Wendy 2005 Producer''s assistant DK/Feature

As Samanou Acheche

Title Year Function Category
Brothers 2004 Production assistant DK/Feature