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Jensen, Anders Thomas 1972-

Overview
Works: 116 works in 548 publications in 11 languages and 8,089 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  War films  Film remakes  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Western films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Author, Performer, Conceptor, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Restager , Other, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anders Thomas Jensen
The duchess by Saul Dibb( Visual )

51 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story it is, in its way, a horror story, this portrait of a dazzling young woman at the mercy of the misfortunes of love and the inequalities of the age in which she lived. Married off as an innocent 17-year-old to a much older man, his only interest in the match is her ability to produce a male heir. Installed within the gilded cage of marriage, she discovers he expresses more affection for his dogs than for her. When the first child is female, he takes a mistress and ignores her, until she finds true love--insisting on his lordly right to thwart her. Although she fights hard for her own piece of happiness, eventually, she has to make a choice many, many women will recognize
Efter Brylluppet = After the Wedding by Susanne Bier( Visual )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob, a Danish expatriate, runs a struggling orphanage in one of India's poorest regions. Desperate to save the orphanage from closing, he returns to Denmark to meet Jorgen, a wealthy businessman and potential benefactor. Jorgen invites Jacob to his daughter's wedding, seemingly as a friendly gesture, but the terminally ill Jorgen is also trying to find a new husband for his wife Helene. When Jacob meets Helene, he recognizes her as a person from a past he is trying to forget. The wedding invitation leads to a devastating series of surprises that change Jacob's life and force him to make a bitter choice
Hævnen In a better world by Susanne Bier( Visual )

49 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anton es un idealista médico danés que trabaja en un campo de refugiados de un país africano que está en guerra. Su mujer y su hijo Elia viven solos en Dinamarca. El niño es maltratado en la escuela por sus compañeros y se siente aislado. Pero cuando llega al colegio Christian, un niño huérfano de madre que expresa su dolor por medio de la violencia, él y Elia simpatizan y se hacen amigos. El problema es que esa amistad se convierte en un peligroso juego de venganza y rabia que, además de perturbar la vida de sus familias, lleva a Anton a cuestionarse sus ideales
Adams Æbler Adam's apples by Anders Thomas Jensen( Visual )

45 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivan, an unusually optimistic preacher, takes in convicts to help around the remote, rural church to which he ministers. One of his helpers, Adam, is a vicious neo-Nazi serving community service time. Grasping the extent of Ivan's preternatutal determination to look on the bright side of everything, Adam decides to shake Ivan out of his rose-colored world
Den skaldede frisør by Susanne Bier( Visual )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hairdresser completes her cancer treatment, walks into her home to celebrate with her family, and is met with a even bigger surprise
Brothers by Susanne Bier( Visual )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Michael has everything under control: a successful military career, a beautiful wife and two daughters. His younger brother Jannik is a drifter, living on the edge of the law. When Michael is sent to Afghanistan on a UN mission the balance between the two brothers changes forever. Michael is missing in action - presumed dead - and Sarah is comforted by Jannik, who against all odds shows himself capable of taking responsibility for both himself and the family. It soon becomes clear that their feelings have developed beyond mutual sympathy. When Michael comes home, traumatized by being held prisoner in the mountains of Afghanistan, nothing is the same..."--Case slick
The salvation by Kristian Levring( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mighty Mads Mikkelsen unleashes a maelstrom of bloodshed in the Wild West in this white-knuckle tale of revenge. When he lays waste to the scoundrels who killed his wife and son, a Danish ex-soldier incurs the wrath of a sadistic gang leader hell-bent on hunting him down. Exploding with eye-popping action, dazzlingly dramatic frontier landscapes, and a smoldering performance by Eva Green, The Salvation is a rip-roaring, blood-spattered saga of sin and redemption
Wilbur (wants to kill himself) by Lone Scherfig( Visual )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wilbur just won't stop killing himself! His brother Harbour is at the end of his rope. Hoping a girlfriend might inspire Wilbur to live, Harbour turns to the prospects at hand: an ear-locking hospital orderly, a randy suicide counselor and a beguiling single mom who saves him from a noose. In this dark comedy, the relentless pursuit of suicide leads to an unlikely love"--Container
Dogme 4 by Kristian Levring( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the trials and tribulations of a busload of tourists who get stranded in an abandoned mining town in the middle of the African desert. After a fine bout of partying, they fall prey to the heat, isolation, and fear of death that pushes them to the extremes of introspection and emotional exploration. And in a beautifully futile gesture, they begin to rehearse a production of Shakespeare's King Lear, which helps pry open a few fragile psyches
Mifune by Søren Kragh-Jacobsen( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his honeymoon Kresten learns that his father has died. He's kept his family and his poor, small-town past a secret from his new wife and her family, so she's surprised. He also hides from her that he has a mentally disabled, UFO-obsessed brother, Rud. Kresten sneaks away to settle family business before his cover is blown. He moves back to the family farm and advertises for help running the farm and for a care-giver for Rud. Liva, a call girl, takes the job to escape phone harassment from an anonymous psychopath and for money to pay her brother Bjarke's school tuition. When Kresten's wife breaks off the marriage because of his lies and Bjarke is expelled for bad behavior, Liva, Kresten, Rud, and Bjarke find themselves connecting. Then, violence and emotional conflict intrude. Will the makeshift family survive?
European short films( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second collection of European short films from Cinema16. This specially compiled two-disc edition of classic, cult and award winning shorts from European filmmakers marks the launch of Cinema16 in the US. It features previously unseen short films and early works by some of today's most notable European filmmakers, as well as award-winning films from its rising stars. The release features some of the best shorts from Cinema16's previous releases as well as some new additions
De grønne slagtere by Anders Thomas Jensen( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bjarne and Svend are pals. Svend has great ambition, driven by an equally great inferiority complex, while Bjarne hardly cares about anything at all apart from Astrid, his girlfriend. Starting their own butcher shop enables them to escape from their vicious boss, Holger, but business is slow until a bizarre coincidence leads Svend ro concoct a new dish for the organic butcher shop. Business takes off, but will they still be able to obtain the ingredients for this special dish?"--Container
Blinkende lygter by Anders Thomas Jensen( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of four childhood buddies, whose only redeeming value is that they know how to mess up any crime they try to commit. When they are dispatched by a mob boss to rob a diplomat, they decide to take the money and go to Barcelona. After their van breaks down in Denmark, they take refuge in an abandoned building and their leader, tired of being a criminal, decides to buy the building and open a restaurant. Somehow they manage to unite and are able to turn their lives around
Murk by Jannik Johansen( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in Danish and Multiple languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacobs zusje Julie die na een zelfmoordpoging gehandicapt is geraakt, leert via internet een man kennen, met wie ze heel snel trouwt. Diezelfde avond pleegt zijn zusje zelfmoord en Jacob gaat op onderzoek uit
Fear me not( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Danish and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very depressed father becomes utterly liberated when he takes some experimental anti-depressants. Too bad the experiment is ditched and they try to take his pills away
I Kina spiser de hunde by Lasse Spang Olsen( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in Danish and German and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arvid is a regular bank clerk whose life changes radically when he knocks out the bank robber Franz with his squash racket
Shorts HD presents The Oscar winning short films collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Oscar-winning short films
Elsker dig for evigt by Susanne Bier( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cecilie is devastated when her fiance Joachim is seriously injured in a car accident and is paralysed from the waist down. She begins an affair with Niels, a doctor at the hospital where Joachim is being treated. Their relationship is further complicated by the fact that the doctor's wife Marie was the driver that caused the accident in the first place. - IMDb synopsis
 
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Anders Thomas Jensen dänischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Schauspieler

Anders Thomas Jensen Danish film director, screenwriter and actor

Anders Thomas Jensen Deens filmregisseur

Anders Thomas Jensen sceneggiatore e regista danese

Jensen, Anders Thomas

Jensen, Thomas f. 1972-04-06

Йенсен, Андерс Томас

אנדרס תומאס ג'נסן

اندرس توماس جينسين

옌센, 안더스 토마스 1972-

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Wilbur (wants to kill himself)