Laurits Munch-Petersen

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Laurits Munch-Petersen (born July 19, 1973 in Copenhagen[1]) is a Danish film director who graduated from The National Film School of Denmark with his Student Academy Awards winning[2] diploma film Mellem Os (Between Us) in 2004. This film won 13 international film awards and became the most award winning film in the history of The National Film School of Denmark. Laurits directed several other films including the feature film Ambulance (2005), Forførerens Fald (2007), etc.

Laurits Munch-Petersen is son of the internationally acclaimed Danish designer Ursula Munch-Petersen and Danish painter Erik Hagens, and grandson of legendary Danish and poet Gustaf Munch-Petersen who was shot only 26 years old in the Spanish Civil War in 1938.


  1. ^ "Laurits Munch-Petersen". Danish Film Institute (in Danish). 2015. Retrieved 2015-03-25. 
  2. ^ Awards for Between Us (2003) -

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