Lone Scherfig
Date of Birth
May 02, 1959
Birth Place:
Denmark

Biography

Danish filmmaker Lone Scherfig is part of the Dogme 95 film movement, which espouses a form of cinéma vérité that eschews special effects and glitzy treatment of its subjects. Cameras are handheld; films are shot on location with no extraneous props or atmospheric music. This is all part of the group's renowned, so-called "Vow of Chastity." Employing the principles of Dogme 95, Scherfig made...