LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED
Accomplished writer and director SUSANNE BIER's recent film 'In A Better World' (Haevnen --
2010) won the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language
Film in 2011, as well as the Italian Golden Globe for Best European Film and Best Director at
the European Film Awards.
In 2007, Bier directed the award winning 'Things We Lost in the Fire', her first English language
film, starring Halle Berry and Benicio Del Toro. Prior to this, as a writer/director she helmed the
multi-award winning 'After the Wedding' (Efter Brylluppet -- 2006), which was also an
Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, and 'Brothers' (Brodre -- 2004),
which won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival and the Boston Independent Film
In 2002, Bier directed 'Open Hearts' (Elsker Dig For Evigt - 2002), which she shot according to
the Dogme '95 filmmaking aesthetic. The film won numerous awards including the Audience
Award at the Robert Festival (Danish Academy Award) and the International Film Critics'
Award at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Bier also co-wrote and directed 'The One and Only' (Den Eneste Ene -- 1999), which won Best
Film at the Robert Awards and was the biggest domestic film in Denmark for twenty years, a
fifth of the country's population having seen it at the cinema.
Bier recently completed production on 'Serena' starring Bradley Cooper & Jennifer Lawrence.
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