Tone Andersen

Tone Andersen



Tone Andersen is a Norwegian filmmaker, writer, and director. Born in Oslo, Norway in 1965, she is best known for her work on films such as The Other Side of Sunday (1996) and Reprise (2006).

Andersen began her artistic career in the theater, working as an actress, scriptwriter, and director. After a successful decade of theater work, she moved to film in her thirties. Her first feature film was The Other Side of Sunday, which was an adaptation of a novel by Ingvar Ambjørnsen. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Her next film, Reprise, was an adaptation of Per Petterson's novel of the same name. It was critically acclaimed and was nominated for a Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. She also wrote and directed the television series Occupied, which was broadcast in Norway in 2015.

Andersen’s other credits include the feature films Joachim Trier’s Louder Than Bombs (2015) and Hedda Gabler (2018). She has also directed several short films, including The Unusual Life of Tristan Oxenbøll (2001) and Edel (2003).

Andersen has received numerous awards and accolades for her work. She was named a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2011 and was awarded the Norwegian Academy of Film and Television Arts’ Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.

Andersen is currently working on her next feature film, The World to Come, which is set to be released in 2021. She is also developing a new television series for Netflix, which is based on the novel by Per Petterson.

Tone Andersen has had a successful career as a filmmaker, writer, and director. Her work has been highly acclaimed and she has received numerous awards and accolades. She is a prominent figure in Norwegian cinema and continues to create thoughtful and powerful films.

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