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Bo Christensen (24 August 1937 – 11 April 2020)  was a Danish film producer.
Christensen is best known for producing Babette's Feast (1987), for which he won the Best Foreign Film Oscar and the BAFTA Best Foreign Film award in 1988.
He acted in five films, and produced or co-produced some 60 movies over the years and continued to be busy as a producer. He has produced most of the Olsen-banden movies and is the producer of Denmark most successful TV series Matador (1978–1982).
Pelle the Conqueror is a 1987 epic film co-written and directed by Bille August, based upon the 1910 novel of the same name by Danish writer Martin Andersen Nexø. The film tells the story of two Swedish immigrants to Denmark, a father and son, who try to build a new life for themselves. It stars Pelle Hvenegaard as the young Pelle, with Max von Sydow as his father, and also features Axel Strøbye and Astrid Villaume.
Babette's Feast is a 1987 Danish drama film directed by Gabriel Axel. The screenplay, written by Axel, was based on the 1958 story of the same name by Isak Dinesen. It was produced by Just Betzer, Bo Christensen and Benni Korzen, with funding from the Danish Film Institute.
Just Betzer, was a Danish Oscar-winning film producer, born in Åbyhøj, Denmark.
Benni Korzen is an Oscar-winning Danish producer, best known for producing Babette's Feast (1987).
Axel Gabriel Erik Mørch better known as Gabriel Axel was a Danish film director, actor, writer and producer, best known for Babette's Feast (1987), which he wrote and directed.
Stéphane Audran was a French actress. She was known for her performances in award-winning films such as The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972) and Babette's Feast (1987), and in critically acclaimed films like The Big Red One (1980) and Violette Nozière (1978).
Martin Nelson Ransohoff was an American film and television producer, and member of the Ransohoff family.
Denmark has been producing films since 1897 and since the 1980s has maintained a steady stream of product due largely to funding by the state-supported Danish Film Institute. Historically, Danish films have been noted for their realism, religious and moral themes, sexual frankness and technical innovation.
Pathfinder is a 1987 Norwegian action-adventure film written and directed by Nils Gaup. The film is based on an old Sami legend.
Bendt Rothe (1921–1989) was a Danish actor who played the role of the rejected husband Gustav Kanning in Gertrud, the 1964 film by Carl Theodor Dreyer.
Birgitte Federspiel was a Danish film, theater and TV actress. She won two Bodil Awards for best actress in 1955 (Ordet) and 1959.
ASA Filmudlejning is a noted Danish film studio founded in 1936 and based in Hellerup, Copenhagen. It produced approximately 90 films between 1936 and 1988 although the bulk of its production was in the 1940s and 1950s. During this period, among its most notable directors were Lau Lauritzen and Alice O'Fredericks. The writer Morten Korch used the studio to turn his books into the family film Far til fire series, that has continued to this day with its fifth generation of actors. With the last movie released in 2018, and one in current production to be released in 2020 making it 20 films in this series alone.
Axel Strøby Jacobsen, known as Axel Strøbye was a Danish stage and film actor. He appeared in more than 100 films between 1951 and 2000.
Preben Lerdorff Rye was a Danish film actor. He appeared in 92 films between 1941 and 1989. He was born and died in Denmark.
In 1995, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of cinema, the Vatican compiled a list of 45 "great films". The 45 movies are divided into three categories: religion, values, and art.
Henning Kristiansen was a Danish cinematographer and film director. He was nominated for a BAFTA award for Best Cinematography for Babette's Feast.
Sisse Graum Jørgensen is a Danish film producer and sits on the board of the film company Zentropa. Films she has produced include Hævnen, Jagten, and Dear Wendy. She also sits on the advisory board for TrustNordisk, a Scandinavian international film distributor.
The 5th Robert Awards ceremony was held in 1988 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Organized by the Danish Film Academy, the awards honoured the best in Danish and foreign film of 1987.