Bille August

Film director

1948 –

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Who is Bille August?

Bille August is a Danish Academy Award-winning film and television director. His film Pelle the Conqueror from 1987 won the Palme d'Or, Academy Award and Golden Globe. He is one of only six directors to win the Palme d'Or twice, winning the prestigious award again in 1992 for The Best Intentions, based on the autobiographical script by Ingmar Bergman. He was married to Swedish actress Pernilla August from 1991 to 1997. His son Anders August is a screenwriter.

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Born
Nov 9, 1948
Brede, Denmark
Also known as
  • 빌 어거스트
  • 빌 오거스트
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Nationality
  • Denmark
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Education
  • National Film School of Denmark

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on July 23, 2013