Sonja Richter (born 4 January 1974) is a Danish actress. She is best known for her performance in the 2002 film Open Hearts by Susanne Bier, for which she was nominated for both the Bodil Award and the Robert Award.In a career which has so far focused on films in her native Denmark, she has starred in Stealing Rembrandt (2003) and Villa Paranoia (2004), along with several other films and a significant amount of work in television. In 2004, at the 54th Berlin International Film Festival, Richter was one of ten young European actors that were presented the Shooting Stars Award by the European Film Promotion. In 2007, she received the Crown Prince Couple's Culture Prize.
Richter studied acting at Odense Theatre's Acting School, graduating in 1999.
Movies & TV shows
The Idiots Who Started The Party
Danish film has never felt stronger on the international stage than it did with the Dogme films, which at the world premiere of 'The Party' and 'The Idiots' during the Cannes Film Festival in 1998 put...
The Day We Died
There was a film about the events surrounding the terrorist attacks in Copenhagen.
2 Movies · 1 TV show
The German Lesson
During and after the Second World War, a drama was played out in a small North German village about duty versus individual conscience and morality.
Max's life is about one thing - keeping his brain tumours under control. He eats well, exercises well, and lives well, but all of this self-consciousness makes him more depressed. He decided to take h...
West of Liberty
Based on the novel by Thomas Engström, a former Stasi double agent is asked by his old CIA contact to work one more case.
Clara is just like any other girl until one day a mysterious black cat scratches her. Clara finds out that she is a member of a family of Wild Witches with a strong connection to nature and animals an...
Becker - Kungen av Tingsryd
Becker runs a business in Tingsryd, Sweden, specialized in garden furniture. In fact he sells everything you can make a profit from, including black labour from the Baltic countries. Becker, who is dr...
All for Three
He enjoys teaching preschool. The social workers threatened to break his rigtg if he didn't allow them to see his son. He hasn't paid child-support. The motorcycle is the only legacy of the brother.
The Day Will Come
The film is set in the 1960's and tells the story of two young brothers who are placed in a boy's home forgotten by time and robbed of their lives. The boys are armed with a vivid imagination and a fl...
Sally, 17, is locked up at Teenland, a prison-like institution for teens who are so fucked emotionally that they have developed supernatural powers. The mission is to normalize the misfit teens and Sa...
A young writer hides in an apartment in Sweden after being beaten up, bruised, and scared while writing a story about the Morgan brothers.
When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to Mary Bee Cuddy. She decided to take the women in a wagon because of how di...
When Animals Dream
Marie is an outsider in the small coastal community that she has grown up in. Her mother, who is wheelchair bound, has a mysterious illness that frightens the townsfolk. Marie began to search for answ...
The Keeper of Lost Causes
There was a country in the year. Police officers Carl Mrck and Hafez el-Assad are the sole members of Department Q, which is focused on closing cold cases, and they are investigating the disappearance...
A former dancer returns for the first time in years to his childhood country village to attend his mother's funeral. The man discovers that the love of his youth still lives there, trapped in an unhap...
The Last Sentence
As he criticizes Swedish politicians who looked away from the tyranny of the Nazis with the good excuse of neutralism, renowned journalist Torgny Segerstedt declared war against Hitler. His life is fu...
Sons of Norway
It is hard to rebel when your dad wants to join the party. Magnus and his son hit the wall in their new house. In a community where equality and conformity is the norm, Magnus is an exception. He alwa...
The Woman Who Dreamed of a Man
A famous Danish artist and fashion photographer who is always travelling meets a man who immediately awakens strong feelings for her. They begin a passionate relationship after this unexpected encount...
A disturbed woman and a violent lunatic walk the same path in this thriller from Swedish director Kristian Petri. Monia is a businesswoman who has been hired to work for a large corporation based in G...
Deliver Us from Evil
In search of a new lifestyle, Johannes and his wife Pernille leave the city and move with their two children to Johannes’ childhood town in the country. When Johannes’ drunken brother Lars accidently ...
Danish journalist Rikke Lyngvig is taken hostage in Afghanistan by a terror group. With help from one of the terrorists, the young Nazir, Rikke manages to escape. On her return, she is soon declared t...
Selma is a 2 parts drama series based on Swedish world renowned novelist Selma Lagerlöf’s life. In the first part, Selma is in Sicily with her lover Sophie Elkan. The second part is years later, when ...
What No One Knows
When Thomas´ sister dies in an accident, he discovers that her death may be connected to their deceased father´s work in military intelligence. As Thomas embarks on an investigation he soon finds hims...
Performances is about love - not only love for a partner but also for a daughter, a father or a friend. It revolves around Marko, the charismatic stage director who revolutionized Danish theatre in th...
6th Grade gets a new substitute teacher. She wants to train the class for an international competition in Paris. But something isn't right. How is she able read kids' minds? Why is she so mean? And ho...
Cecilie sees and hears things that no one else does. There is no trace of a rape one night. Her husband commits her to a hospital. Per helped her see a connection between her condition and a brutal mu...
A man carries his dead wife to the trunk of a car in front of their 4-year-old daughter. All together they drive to a lake far into the forest, where the father plans to dump the body and end the live...
Lost and Found
There is a toy fair in Paris. His family is waiting for him to come home. He is having a surprise party for his 60th birthday. Elias decided to stay in Paris and celebrate his birthday on his own. The...
In Your Hands
Anna is a graduate of theology. Kate is seen as difficult by the other inmates.
Anna, a young and aspiring actress who has not had much success, offers to care for the father of Jorgen, who has been burdened with the responsibility. The father, Walentin, is in a mostly comatose s...
During the museum robbery, the father and son stole the wrong painting. The painting turns out to be the only original Rembrandt painting in the country. When you have a bunch of people on your heels,...
After Cecilie's car accident, the lives of the two people were thrown into a spin. Marie and her family don't leave lightly. She is married to a man who fell in love with a woman in the hospital.
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