Janus Metz Pedersen
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Janus Metz Pedersen (born 1974) is a Danish film director and documentary filmmaker.
Metz worked as a documentary researcher and moved to South Africa. There he worked on the television drama Soul City before making his debut documentary short Township Boys in 2006. His feature documentaries include Love on Delivery and Ticket to Paradise. These two films are a two-part series depicting women in a situation of mail-ordered brides from Vietnam and Thailand to Denmark.
In 2010, Pedersen directed Armadillo.
After this Metz returned to the documentaries by making 'Heartbound: A Different Kind of Love Story' (2018) about more than 900 Thai women married to men in a small region of Denmark.
- Winner at BFI London Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Critics' Choice Movie Award and Shaken's Stars.
- Official selection of Brisbane International Film Festival, Cleveland International Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival.
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