Director of the Danish-Swedish film Pelle the Conqueror, which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
His two early works Homeward in the Night and Honeymoon established his reputation for bringing out deeply personal stories on screen.
His film Pelle the Conqueror also won the Palme D’or at the Cannes Film Festival.
He was married to actress Pernilla August from 1991 to 1997.
His film The House of the Spirits featured Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, and Vanessa Redgrave.
Bille August Age
How old is Bille August? He was born in 1948, he is 73 years old.
Bille August Wiki
|Age||73 years old|
|Birthday||November 9, 1948|
Quotes by Bille August
It was a major dream come true at last. In many respects, Jerusalem is a very modern and important story about people in a period of transition, with all the unrest that permeates society on the eve of a new century. The big life issues are at stake.— Bille August
I spent almost 3 months with Bergman, four hours every afternoon. We sat and went through the whole script. To be honest, most of the time we talked about life and other different things. It was really a wonderful time.— Bille August
She is also brought to a point of zero in the beginning of the story, and I think you can say that about a lot of my films in that they are often about people who are brought to the point of zero in the beginning of the film.— Bille August
The big difference is the size of the crew and the flexibility of shooting because of the size. I mean, it’s crazy. So you can’t improvise, you cannot suddenly do something that comes to mind, whereas in a small production you have much more flexibility.— Bille August
The novel is a penetrating study of morals and ethics.— Bille August