Margreth Olin

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Margreth Olin
Born Margreth Olin Mykløen
(1970-04-16)16 April 1970
Stranda, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Known for Film director

Margreth Olin Mykløen (born April 16, 1970 in Stranda, Western Norway) is a Norwegian film director, film producer and screen writer. She has won several awards for her documentary films.[1]

Biography[edit]

Mykløen is educated at the University of Bergen and Høgskulen i Volda, and had her debut as documentary filmmaker with the graduation film I kjærleikens hus (1995). In 1998 her first feature documentary Dei mjuke hendene premiered on cinema, and received a number of awards including Amanda. The first fiction film was Fråtseri, one of several short films in the series De 7 dødssyndene (2000).

She had a real breake through with the documentary Kroppen Min (2002), awarded Amanda for best documentary, and the audience award «Gullstolen» at the Short Film Festival in Grimstad, and several awards at international festival. Ungdommens råskap (2004) is viewed by almost 60,000 in Norwegian cinemas.

In 2006 she made herself known to be the initiator of the action «Nestekjaerlighet.no». Two years later when she resumed the action protesting against new cutbacks in the immigration policy, she was titeled the Year 2008 Norwegian by the Norwegian weekly magazine Ny Tid. In 2009 she received much of attention for the debut as a feature film director with the movie Engelen, and are working on a new documentary on Norwegian immigration policy.[2]

Honors[edit]

Filmography[edit]

  • I kjærleikens hus (1995) (director)
  • Dei mjuke hendene (1998) (director)
  • Kroppen min (My Body) (2002) (director)
  • Ungdommens råskap (Raw Youth) (2004) (director) ("documentary")
  • Lullaby (2006) (director)
  • Engelen ("Angel") (2009) (director)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Margreth Olin" – International Movie Database – (Retrieved on March 15, 2008)
  2. ^ "Margreth Olin får Amnestyprisen 2010" (in Norwegian). Amnesty.no. 
  3. ^ "Angel soars into Oscar race". cineuropa. Retrieved 2010-10-06. 
  4. ^ "9 Foreign Language Films Continue to Oscar Race". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 

De Andre (2012)

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