until the opening
of the Festival de Cannes 2019
Actor

Mads MIKKELSEN

Mads MIKKELSEN

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Biography

A native of Denmark, originally a gymnast and dancer, Mads Mikkelsen rose to fame as an actor in the Nicolas Winding Refn’s Pusher film trilogy. He became widely known internationally for his role in Kig Arthur (2004) and the main antagonist Le Chiffre in the James Bond film, Casino royale (2006). Other credits include Susanne Bier’s After the Wedding (2006), Jan Kounen’s Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2008), Nikolaj Arcel’s Royal Affair and his Cannes Film Festival Best Actor Award-winning role in Thomas Vinterberg’s The Hunt (2012), Arnaud Des Pallières’s Michael Kohlhaas premiered in Cannes in Competition (2013). He also played Dr. Hannibal Lecter in the critically acclaimed TV series Hannibal (2013-2015). He will appear in Marvel’s 2016 film, Doctor Strange, and Disney’s 2016 Star Wars film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Films presented at Cannes

Awards

THE HUNT
JAGTEN THE HUNT 2012 Award for Best Actor Actor
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2016
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Directors

Anna  CAZENAVE CAMBET

Anna CAZENAVE CAMBET

Director
JUNG Byung-Gil

JUNG Byung-Gil

Hector BABENCO

Hector BABENCO

Director
Luc DARDENNE

Luc DARDENNE

Director
Michel FRANCO

Michel FRANCO

Director
Nicole GARCIA

Nicole GARCIA

Director
Pierre FILMON

Pierre FILMON

Sergio LEONE

Sergio LEONE

Director
Vittorio DE SICA

Vittorio DE SICA

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