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Janus Pedersen

Documentary Filmmaker

Roskilde University

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Armadillo, Expedition to the End of the World, Love on Delivery

Bodil Award for Best Documentary, Robert Award for Best Documentary Feature

European Film Academy Documentary Award - Prix Arte

27 September 1974 (age 46), Viborg, Denmark

Sverrir Gudnason, Pablo Trapero, Stefano Sollima

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Janus Metz Pedersen (born 1974) is a Danish film director and documentary filmmaker.


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Metz worked as a documentary researcher and moved to South Africa. There he worked on the television drama Soul City before making his debut documentary short Township Boys in 2006. His feature documentaries include Love on Delivery and Ticket to Paradise. These two films are a two part series depicting women in a situation of mail-ordered brides from Vietnam and Thailand to Denmark. In 2010, Pedersen directed Armadillo. In 2015, Pedersen directed the third episode, "Maybe Tomorrow", of the second season of True Detective, starring Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, and Vince Vaughn.

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In May 2016, it was announced that he will direct the 2017 film Borg/McEnroe.


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  • Winner at BFI London Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Critics' Choice Movie Award, and Shaken's Stars.
  • Official selection of Brisbane International Film Festival, Cleveland International Film Festival, and Toronto International Film Festival.
  • Works Cited

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  • Lars Skree
  • Armadillo (2010)

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