Biography

Lars Sven "Lasse" Hallström is a Swedish film director. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director for My Life as a Dog (Mitt liv som hund) (1985) and later for The Cider House Rules (1999). Hallström learned his craft making music videos, in particular for the group ABBA. Since the international success of My Life as a Dog (1985), for which he was nominated for Academy Awards for writing and directing, Hallström has worked in American movies. His first notable American success was What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993). He reached his greatest level of prominence when he was nominated for an Academy Award for best director for the critically acclaimed movie The Cider House Rules (1999) and then later directed the well-received film Chocolat (2000), both of which were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. His 2012 film The Hypnotist was selected as the Swedish entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.

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Lars Sven "Lasse" Hallström is a Swedish film director. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director for My Life as a Dog (Mitt liv som hund) (1985) and later for The Cider House Rules (1999). Hallström learned his craft making music videos, in particular for the group ABBA. Since the international success of My Life as a Dog (1985), for which he was nominated for Academy Awards for writing and directing, Hallström has worked in American movies. His first notable American success was What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993). He reached his greatest level of prominence when he was nominated for an Academy Award for best director for the critically acclaimed movie The Cider House Rules (1999) and then later directed the well-received film Chocolat (2000), both of which were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. His 2012 film The Hypnotist was selected as the Swedish entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Lasse Hallström  , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 34

Birthday 1946-06-02

Place of Birth Stockholm, Sweden

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Lars Hallström
  • Lasse Hallstrom

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2018 The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Director
2017 A Dog's Purpose Director
2014 The Hundred-Foot Journey Director
2013 Safe Haven Director
2012 The Hypnotist Director
2011 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Director
2010 Dear John Director
2009 Hachi: A Dog's Tale Director
2008 New Amsterdam (1 episode)Director
2006 The Hoax Director
2005 Casanova Director
2005 Abba - The complete studio recording Director
2005 An Unfinished Life Director
2002 ABBA: The Definitive Collection Director
2001 The Shipping News Director
2000 Chocolat Director
1999 The Cider House Rules Director
1995 Something to Talk About Director
1995 Lumière and Company Director
1993 What's Eating Gilbert Grape Director
1991 Once Around Director
1987 More About the Children of Noisy Village Director
1986 The Children of Noisy Village Director
1986 My Life as a Dog Director
1983 Två killar och en tjej Director
1981 Come On Then! Director
1981 Gyllene Tider: Parkliv Director
1981 Tuppen Director
1979 Jag är med barn Director
1977 ABBA: The Movie Director
1975 A Guy and a Gal Director
1973 Shall We Go to My Place or Your Place or Each Go Home Alone? Director

Writing

1986 My Life as a Dog Screenplay
1983 Två killar och en tjej Writer
1981 Come On Then! Writer
1979 Jag är med barn Writer
1973 Shall We Go to My Place or Your Place or Each Go Home Alone? Writer

Production

2008 New Amsterdam (8 episodes)Producer
2006 Open Window Executive Producer
1993 What's Eating Gilbert Grape Executive Producer

Acting

2009 My Dog: An Unconditional Love Story
1975 A Guy and a Gal as gäst på partyt

Editing

1979 Jag är med barn Editor
1977 ABBA: The Movie Editor

Crew

1973 Shall We Go to My Place or Your Place or Each Go Home Alone? Cinematography

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