Marius Holst

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Marius Holst
Born15 January 1965 (1965-01-15) (age 54)
Oslo, Norway
OccupationFilm director
Years active1990–

Marius Holst (born 15 January 1965) is a Norwegian filmmaker, a producer and a screenwriter.


Film school student[edit]

Marius Holst studied at the London International Film School. In 1990, his diploma film was nominated for the Amanda Award for Best Short Film, and for the Student Academy Awards and won the BBC Drama Award Grand Prix Potier.[1]


In 1994 his first feature film Cross My Heart and Hope to Die was a box-office success in Norway, and became an international festival hit, winning the Prix de Montreal at the Montreal World Film Festival and the Blue Angel Award at the 45th Berlin International Film Festival.[2]

Marius Holst is a co-founder and owner of the production company 4 ½, along with fellow director Pål Sletaune and producers Turid Øversveen and Håkon Øverås. Established in 1998, the company produces both feature films and commercials.[1]



  1. ^ a b Norwegian Film Institute. "Marius Holst". Retrieved December 24, 2011.
  2. ^ "Berlinale: 1995 Prize Winners". Retrieved 2011-12-31.

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