Benedikte Hansen (born 24 September 1958) is a Danish actress, best known to international audiences for her role as Hanne Holm in the television series Borgen.Hansen is the daughter of Dr Flemming Hansen (died 2003) and his wife Aase Riegels Borch. She trained as an actress at Denmark's Statens Teaterskole. From 1983 to 1993, she was married to actor and director Gerz Feigenberg; the marriage ended in divorce. She subsequently married Laws Michael Christiansen; that marriage also ended in divorce. She subsequently had a relationship with actor Viggo Sommer, which ended amicably in 2017. Following their break-up, Sommer said that the main problem was that "Benner", as he called Hansen, was living in Copenhagen while he was living in Aarhus.In 2013, she played her first major English-language screen role when she appeared as the Baroness in a new BBC adaptation of The Lady Vanishes. In 2016 she won the Reumert prize for Best leading actress.
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The best of the Danes will be promoted by the staff at the embassy. The ambassador wants to promote herself.
His life is a mess. He has lost his welfare, can't hold a job, can't talk to his son, and has a neighbour who won't shut up. It isn't a way to live and he knows it, but he learns from a TV news report...
Thomas, former successful stand up comedian will do anything to get back on the top. Unfortunately at the same time his teenage daughter demands his whole attention threatening the comeback he wants s...
The Lady Vanishes
When her friends' rowdy and unsociable behavior escalates whilst on holiday in the Balkans she resolves to seek out some tranquility and travel home alone. Her expectations of peace are short-lived wh...
Something in the Air
When clairvoyant Pernille meets Journalist Daniel, who is on a mission to write an exposé about Fact & Fiction in the clairvoyant world, Daniel falls in love with her. And funnily enough, she hadn...
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Nothing's All Bad
Follows the lives of four longing souls. Ingeborg who feels unattractive and young Jonas who is so attractive that he can literally sell some of what he's got. Anna, a young beautiful woman with a phy...
40-year old political leader Birgitte Nyborg secures her party a landslide victory through her idealism and huge effort, then faces the biggest challenge of her life: how most effectively to use the n...
Overwhelmed and extra-sensitive, Katrine has a hard time coping when her more relaxed boyfriend, Andreas, takes a business trip just days after the birth of their first child. The fussy baby has diffi...
The Wild Swans
Elise, a princess, lives happily together with her eleven brothers. When her father, the king, marries again, he banishes Elisa. Hereafter his new wife turns Elise's eleven brothers into swans. But fo...
A Voyage in Dwelling
The films register as an uneasy mapping of female desire, as they chart the slippage between one woman's actual and imagined sexual self. Just sensitively explores the idea that "the received paradigm...
A Vicious Undertow
A Vicious Undertow offers a dreamlike narrative—a vision from a stylish, black and white world where music is a language and fabric patterns enhance the mood and define character. Despite the film’s m...
Anna is the subject of a tragic story because she wants to be an actress. She moved from Sweden to pursue her dream. There is something else in store for her. Though she struggles to give her 4 month ...
Watch Me Fly
A story about friendship and perseverance. The movie shows how two young girls and their families cope with their differences, how they are brought together and torn apart, and how they are changed by...
The Beast Within
A contemporary offbeat portrayal of a mixed lot of provincial people before during and after a baptism, a funeral and a wedding ceremony. At the centre of theses events is a woman with unfulfilled amb...
A young woman goes on a vacation at an old farm, which once belonged to her deceased grandmother. Childhood traumas and the memories of her strict and authoritarian grandmother haunts the young woman ...
Walter and Carlo - Up on Daddy's Hat
Walter is a handsome airline steward who catches the eye of the winner of Malaga's Miss Moonlight contest. Carlo is a motor-mouthed goof who has a "heel bar" (a combination shoe shop and tavern), and ...
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