Shortly after dropping out of school at the age of 17, Lukas Moodysson initially followed his interest in literature and his own writing: his first collection of poems Det spelar ingen roll var blixtarna slår ner (“It doesn't matter where lightning strikes”) appeared. Another five books followed, including the novel Vitt blod ("White Blood").
Lukas Moodysson graduated as a director at the Dramatic Institute ( Dramatiska Institutet ) in Stockholm and then went with his film Show Me Love to the public. This film as well as the following ones, Together! and Lilja 4-ever , received a number of awards.
In 2003 Moodysson was awarded the Stig Dagerman Prize .
Today he lives in Malmö with his wife and three sons .
Direction and script
- 1997: Exchange of words ( Bara prata lite , short film)
- 1998: Out of Åmål (Fucking Åmål)
- 2000: together! (Tillsammans)
- 2002: Lilja 4-ever
- 2003: Terrorister - en film om dom dömda
- 2004: A hole in my heart (Ett hål i mitt hjärta)
- 2006: container
- 2009: Mammoth (Mammoth)
- 2013: We Are the Best!
- 2000: Det nya lands
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Moodysson, Karl Frederik Lukas (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Swedish writer and director|
|DATE OF BIRTH||17th January 1969|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Malmo|