Knut Erik Jensen
|Knut Erik Jensen|
Knut Erik Jensen photographed in Honningsvåg at the 11 September 2008 première of his new film Iskyss.
8 October 1940 |
|Parents||William and Wilma Jensen|
|Awards||Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav|
Knut Erik Jensen (born 8 October 1940, Honningsvåg, Finnmark) is a Norwegian film director, best known for his documentary Cool and Crazy. After studying French, Russian and history, he attended the London Film School. In 1978, he joined the staff of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), and has since then made documentaries and short films for NRK as well as independently. Jensen has also directed three feature films: Stella Polaris (1993),Burnt by Frost (1997) and Passing Darkness (2000).