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Birth Place: Denmark Profession: producer, director, commercial director, commercial producer

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Leading light of the Danish film industry who has garnered an enviable collection of international awards, including: a Moscow Film Festival special jury prize for "Twist and Shout" (1985); two London Film Festival outstanding film of the year awards, for "Zappa" (1983) and "Beauty and the Beast" (1984); and nine "Roberts," the Danish equivalent of the Oscar. Holst has worked frequently with director Bille August, most notably on "Pelle the Conqueror" (1987), winner of the best foreign film Oscar and the Palme d'Or at Cannes.

Leading light of the Danish film industry who has garnered an enviable collection of international awards, including: a Moscow Film Festival special jury prize for "Twist and Shout" (1985); two London Film Festival outstanding film of the year awards, for "Zappa" (1983) and "Beauty and the Beast" (1984); and nine "Roberts," the Danish equivalent of the Oscar. Holst has worked frequently with director Bille August, most notably on "Pelle the Conqueror" (1987), winner of the best foreign film Oscar and the Palme d'Or at Cannes.

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  Afskedens Time (1973) Director

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Entered film industry at age 17 working for Nordisk Film Junior, where he directed his first commercials
1965:
Set up independent company to produce TV commercials
1971:
Produced short animated film, "Benny's Bathtub"
1981:
Produced and directed first feature film, "Kaptajn Klyde Og Hans Venner Vender Tilbage"
1983:
First collaboration with director Bille August, "Zappa"
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