Lone Scherfig

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Lone Scherfig (Danish: [ˈloːnə ˈɕɛɐ̯fi]; born 2 May 1959) is a Danish film director and screenwriter who has been involved with the Dogme 95 film movement and who has been widely critically acclaimed for several of her movies, including the Oscar-nominated film An Education (2009) (for which she received a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Direction). Scherfig's movies are generally romantic comedies, including her film One Day (2011), based on the David Nicholls's novel of the same name. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lone Scherfig has received more than 219,967 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Lone Scherfig is the 940th most popular film director (down from 761st in 2019), the 421st most popular biography from Denmark (down from 343rd in 2019) and the 15th most popular Danish Film Director.

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Among film directors, Lone Scherfig ranks 940 out of 1,580Before her are Fernando Birri, Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, E. A. Dupont, Aleksei Balabanov, Rodrigo García, and Jean-Marc Vallée. After her are Sally Menke, Danièle Thompson, Rex Ingram, Lee Tamahori, Pyotr Todorovsky, and John Lee Hancock.

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Among people born in 1959, Lone Scherfig ranks 202Before her are Brian Setzer, Steve Stevens, Sheena Easton, Mare Winningham, Aleksei Balabanov, and Rodrigo García. After her are Sanjay Dutt, Daniela Romo, Yuriko Shima, Chris Lowe, Roland Grapow, and Anne Fontaine.

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Among people born in Denmark, Lone Scherfig ranks 421 out of 783Before her are John Eriksen (1957), Bodil Joensen (1944), Søren Kragh-Jacobsen (1947), Greta Andersen (1927), Knud Kristensen (1880), and Johan Henrik Deuntzer (1845). After her are Flemming Povlsen (1966), Hugo Egmont Hørring (1842), Anders Hejlsberg (1960), Hans Jacob Nielsen (1899), Vagn Holmboe (1909), and Nathaniel Wallich (1786).


Among film directors born in Denmark, Lone Scherfig ranks 15Before her are Urban Gad (1879), Jørgen Leth (1937), Nicolas Winding Refn (1970), Benjamin Christensen (1879), August Blom (1869), and Søren Kragh-Jacobsen (1947). After her are Astrid Henning-Jensen (1914), Niels Arden Oplev (1961), Anders Thomas Jensen (1972), Joachim Trier (1974), Nikolaj Arcel (1972), and Tobias Lindholm (1977).