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Henrik Ruben Genz

Henrik Ruben Genz

Henrik Ruben Genz (b. 1959, Gram, Denmark) graduated in direction from Copenhagen’s National Film School of Denmark (1995). He came to world attention with the short Theis and Nico (Bror, min bror, 1998), which brought him an Academy Award nomination and a Berlinale award. His debut feature Someone Like Hodder (En som Hodder, 2003) intrigued juries at a variety of festivals. He first competed at KVIFF in 2005 with Chinaman (Kinamand), winning the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury and the FIPRESCI Prize. His next film Terribly Happy (Frygtelig lykkelig, 2008) also competed at Karlovy Vary, this time picking up the Best Film Crystal Globe. Ever open to new genres, Genz has also directed several TV series, including the popular “The Killing” (“Forbrydelsen,” 2007) and “Borgen,” (2010).

Source: Karlovy Vary Film Festival 2016

Selected filmography

see also: Directors, Scriptwriters

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