Born 1959, Denmark. Began his career in radio and TV, and played a key role in the renewal of Danish TV satire.
Wrote and directed a number of plays for the stage, and enjoyed great success with his TV plays and series (for example, the road movie series Charlot and Charlotte from 1996).
Bornedal's breakthrough came with his feature film debut Nightwatch (1994), establishing him as one of the innovative directors of the Danish new wave of the 1990s. (Danish Film Institute)