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Nikolaj Arcel

Nikolaj Arcel

Danish film director and screenwriter
August 25, 1972 (51 years old)

The Promised Land

V.O.: Bastarden
Dan. 2023. Biography by Nikolaj Arcel with Mads Mikkelsen, Amanda Collin, Kristine Kujath Thorp. In the mid-17th century, the trials and tribulations of an ambitious Danish explorer and his loyal wife.
Runtime: 120 min.
U.S. 2017. Adventures by Nikolaj Arcel with Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor. A boy finds himself transported to another dimension where a knight battles an overpowering devil for the preservation of a mythical tower on which the survival of our world depends.
Runtime: 95 min.

Antboy - Le super garçon-fourmi

V.O.: Antboy - Der Biss der Ameise
Dan. 2013. Fantasy comedy by Ask Hasselbalch with Oscar Dietz, Samuel Ting Graf, Amalie Kruse Jensen. Bitten by an ant that escaped from a laboratory, a shy young boy develops amazing powers that he uses under the mask of a superhero.
Runtime: 77 min.

A Royal Affair

V.O.: En Kongelig Affaere
Dan. 2012. History by Nikolaj Arcel with Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander, Mikkel Boe Folsgaard. In 1767 in Denmark, the doctor of the mad king becomes the lover of the queen, with whose help he removes the ultra-conservative cabinet and passes progressive reforms.
Runtime: 137 min.
Dan. 2010. by Nikolaj Arcel.
Suèd. 2009. Thriller by Niels Arden Oplev with Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Sven-Bertil Taube. A left-wing journalist and an eccentric computer hacker investigate the disappearance of an old industrialist's niece forty years earlier.
Runtime: 154 min.
Dan. 2008. Adventures by Nikolaj Arcel with Sara Langebeak Gaarmann, Lucas Munk Billing, Lasse Borg. In a fishing village, a teenage girl comes to the aid of her little brother, possessed by the spirit of a man who died in the 19th century.
Dan. 2007. Social drama by Natasha Arthy with Semra Turan, Nima Nabipour, Cyron Melville. In Copenhagen, a young Muslim woman of Turkish origin is facing the wrath of her father and relatives after she enrolled in a mixed martial arts school without their knowledge.
Runtime: 100 min.

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