Lasse Hallstroem Biography (1946-)

Born June 6, 1946, in Stockholm, Sweden; father, a dentist; mother, a poet; married Malou, c. 1974 (divorced); married Lena Olin (an actress), March 18, 1994; children: (first marriage) Johan; (second marriage) August Ramberg (stepson), Tora (daughter). Addresses: Office: Laha Films, 115 East 92nd St., New York, NY 10128.; Agent: Tracey Jacobs, United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
Swedish
Gender
Male
Occupation
Director, writer
Birth Details
June 6, 1946
Stockholm, Sweden

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Director
  • A Lover and His Lass, [Sweden], 1975
  • (And cinematographer and editor) En kille och en tjej (also knownas A Guy and a Gal), Svensk Filmindustri, 1975
  • (As Lars Hallstrom; and editor) ABBA: The Movie, Warner Bros., 1977
  • (As Lars Hallstrom; and editor) Jag aer med barn (also known as Father to Be), Svensk Filmindustri, 1979
  • (As Lars Hallstrom; and editor) Tuppen (also known as The Rooster), Svensk Filmindustri, 1981
  • (And editor) Tvaa killar och en tjej (also known as Happy We), Svensk Filmindustri, 1983
  • My Life As a Dog (also known as Mitt liv som hund), SvenskFilmindustri, 1985, Skouras Pictures/New Yorker Films, 1996
  • The Children of Bullerby Village (also known as The Children ofNoisy Village, Alla vi barn I Bullerbyn, and Die Kinder von Bullerbue), Svensk Filmindustri, 1986, First Run Features, 1996
  • More about the Children of Bullerby Village (also known as Moreabout the Children of Noisy Village and Mer om oss barn I Bullerbyn), Svensk Filmindustri, 1987
  • Once Around, Universal, 1990
  • (And executive producer) What's Eating Gilbert Grape?, Paramount,1993
  • Lumiere and Company (documentary; also known as Lumiere et Compagnie and Lumiere y Compania), Pierre Grise Distribution, 1995
  • Something to Talk About (also known as Grace under Pressureand The Power of Love), Warner Bros., 1995
  • The Golden Hour, 1996
  • The Cider House Rules, Miramax, 1999
  • Chocolat, Miramax, 2000
  • The Shipping News, Miramax, 2001
  • Television Director
  • Shall We Dance?, [Denmark], c. 1968
  • Ska vi gaa hem till dej eller till mej eller var och en till sitt?(movie; also known as Shall We Go to My or to Your Place or Each Go HomeAlone?), 1973
  • Flyttningen, 1974
  • Semlons grona dalar (miniseries), 1977
  • (And executive producer) The Big Five: The End of Something (pilot; also known as The Big Five), NBC, 1988
  • Making Gilbert Grape (special), 1993
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • World of Film, PBS and syndicated, 1993
  • Making Gilbert Grape, 1993
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • En kille och en tjej (also known as A Guy and a Gal), Svensk Filmindustri, 1975
  • ABBA: The Movie, Warner Bros., 1977
  • (As Lars Hallstrom) Jag aer med barn (also known as Father to Be), Svensk Filmindustri, 1979
  • (As Lars Hallstrom) Tuppen (also known as The Rooster), Svensk Filmindustri, 1981
  • Tvaa killar och en tjej (also known as Happy We), Svensk Filmindustri, 1983
  • (With Brasse Brannstrom, Pelle Berglund, and Reider Jonsson) My Life As a Dog (based on a novel by Jonsson; also known Mitt liv som hund), Svensk Filmindustri, 1985, Skouras Pictures/New Yorker Films, 1996
  • Once Around, Universal, 1990

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, Volume 2: Directors, St. James Press, 1996
    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, March 1, 2000, p. 115
    • Variety, January 15, 2001, p. 16

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