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Jonas Åkerlund is a Director, Scriptwriter and Editor Suédois born on 10 november 1965 at Stockholm (Suede)

Jonas Åkerlund

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Birth name Jonas Åkerlund
Nationality Suede
Birth 10 november 1965 (58 years) at Stockholm (Suede)

Jonas Åkerlund (born November 10, 1965) is a Swedish film and music video director, and drummer. He is best known for directing music videos, which are often mock forms of movie trailers and short films. His video for Madonna's song "Ray of Light" won a Grammy for Best Music Video, Short Form, and a record seven awards at 1998 MTV Video Music Awards, including the Video of the Year.

Biography

En 1983, Jonas Åkerlund était membre du groupe de black metal suédois Bathory. À la suite de son départ, il réalisa des clips pour des artistes suédois tels que Roxette puis se lança dans une carrière internationale. En 1998, il réalise le clip pour Madonna de Ray of Light, ce qui l'amena par la suite à travailler avec de grandes vedettes internationales telles que Metallica, Christina Aguilera, U2, The Prodigy, Pink et Lady Gaga. Il a réalisé le clip Try Try Try des Smashing Pumpkins et plus récemment celui de Dangerous, de David Guetta. Jonas Åkerlund a aussi réalisé des annonces publicitaires pour des chaînes de télévisions suédoises, ainsi que plus tard un court métrage publicitaire avec Marion Cotillard pour le sac Lady Dior. Son œuvre la plus controversée est Pussy de Rammstein.

Usually with

Rory Culkin
Rory Culkin
(1 films)
Madonna
Madonna
(1 films)
Billy Corgan
Billy Corgan
(1 films)
Emory Cohen
Emory Cohen
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Jonas Åkerlund (6 films)

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Director

Lords of Chaos, 1h58
Directed by Jonas Åkerlund
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Horror, Musical
Actors Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen, Sky Ferreira, Jack Kilmer, Valter Skarsgård, Gustaf Hammarsten
Rating66% 3.301913.301913.301913.301913.30191
Dans les années 1980, Øystein Aarseth, jeune guitariste novateur, fonde son groupe nommé Mayhem. Rapidement, le succès du groupe deviendra central sur la scène black metal en Norvège. Sa rencontre avec Varg Vikernes dit Count Grishnackh, homme solitaire et mystérieux derrière le projet musical Burzum, les amènera à commettre l’irréparable.
Polar
Polar (2019)
, 1h58
Directed by Jonas Åkerlund
Origin German
Genres Drama, Action, Noir, Crime
Actors Mads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Hudgens, Katheryn Winnick, Matt Lucas, Ruby O. Fee, Inga Cadranel
Rating62% 3.149713.149713.149713.149713.14971
Duncan Vizla est un des tueurs à gages les plus redoutés au monde. On le surnomme le « Black Kaiser ». Il est sur le point de prendre sa retraite. Mais son patron ne l'entend pas de cette oreille et envoie des jeunes recrues impitoyables afin de l'éliminer. Le « Black Kaiser » est alors contraint de reprendre du service.
Small Apartments, 1h36
Directed by Jonas Åkerlund
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Crime
Actors Matt Lucas, James Caan, Johnny Knoxville, Billy Crystal, Dolph Lundgren, Peter Stormare
Rating60% 3.0484153.0484153.0484153.0484153.048415
Franklin Franklin is a hairless, overweight, eccentric social misfit and compulsive hoarder obsessed with Switzerland, who walks around wearing little more than briefs and mismatching socks and lives on a diet consisting of Moxie soda and pickles with mustard. Living alone in an almost bare apartment in a rundown building complex in Southern California populated with other eccentrics, including cynical stoner Tommy Balls, neurotic geriatric recluse Mr. Allspice, and aspiring dancer Simone who lives with her mother - both of whom may or may not be prostitutes.
Horsemen
Horsemen (2009)
, 1h27
Directed by Jonas Åkerlund
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Dennis Quaid, Zhang Ziyi, Lou Taylor Pucci, Clifton Collins, Jr., Patrick Fugit, Peter Stormare
Rating55% 2.754232.754232.754232.754232.75423
An older man and his dog are out hunting, when they discover a serving tray on a stand in the middle of a frozen lake. He notices the words "Come and See" painted on several trees as he lifts the lid.
I'm Going to Tell You a Secret, 2h
Directed by Jonas Åkerlund
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Madonna, Iggy Pop, Guy Ritchie
Rating76% 3.8462753.8462753.8462753.8462753.846275
The documentary begins with scenes from the X-STaTIC Pro=CeSS, with Madonna featured as a queen sitting beside a coyote. The intro is followed by the singer recording vocals with music director Stuart Price and auditioning dancers for the Re-Invention World Tour.
Spun
Spun (2003)
, 1h41
Directed by Jonas Åkerlund
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Jason Schwartzman, Brittany Murphy, Mena Suvari, Mickey Rourke, John Leguizamo, Patrick Fugit
Rating66% 3.3490053.3490053.3490053.3490053.349005
Ross (Jason Schwartzman) is a customer of Spider Mike (John Leguizamo), a methamphetamine dealer. Spider Mike and his girlfriend Cookie (Mena Suvari) are constantly arguing, and Ross strikes up a friendship with Nikki (Brittany Murphy), a fellow addict. Nikki takes Ross to meet her boyfriend, "The Cook" (Mickey Rourke), who supplies Spider Mike with drugs from a meth lab he has set up in a motel room. The Cook gives a small amount of meth to Ross in exchange for bringing Nikki home, and says that he will get in touch with Ross if he needs a driver.

Scriptwriter

Lords of Chaos, 1h58
Directed by Jonas Åkerlund
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Horror, Musical
Actors Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen, Sky Ferreira, Jack Kilmer, Valter Skarsgård, Gustaf Hammarsten
Rating66% 3.301913.301913.301913.301913.30191
Dans les années 1980, Øystein Aarseth, jeune guitariste novateur, fonde son groupe nommé Mayhem. Rapidement, le succès du groupe deviendra central sur la scène black metal en Norvège. Sa rencontre avec Varg Vikernes dit Count Grishnackh, homme solitaire et mystérieux derrière le projet musical Burzum, les amènera à commettre l’irréparable.

Editor

I'm Going to Tell You a Secret, 2h
Directed by Jonas Åkerlund
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Madonna, Iggy Pop, Guy Ritchie
Rating76% 3.8462753.8462753.8462753.8462753.846275
The documentary begins with scenes from the X-STaTIC Pro=CeSS, with Madonna featured as a queen sitting beside a coyote. The intro is followed by the singer recording vocals with music director Stuart Price and auditioning dancers for the Re-Invention World Tour.
Spun
Spun (2003)
, 1h41
Directed by Jonas Åkerlund
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Jason Schwartzman, Brittany Murphy, Mena Suvari, Mickey Rourke, John Leguizamo, Patrick Fugit
Roles Editor
Rating66% 3.3490053.3490053.3490053.3490053.349005
Ross (Jason Schwartzman) is a customer of Spider Mike (John Leguizamo), a methamphetamine dealer. Spider Mike and his girlfriend Cookie (Mena Suvari) are constantly arguing, and Ross strikes up a friendship with Nikki (Brittany Murphy), a fellow addict. Nikki takes Ross to meet her boyfriend, "The Cook" (Mickey Rourke), who supplies Spider Mike with drugs from a meth lab he has set up in a motel room. The Cook gives a small amount of meth to Ross in exchange for bringing Nikki home, and says that he will get in touch with Ross if he needs a driver.