- Anspach, Solveig
- (December 8, 1960, Vest-mannaeyjar, Iceland-)Of Icelandic origin, she came to Paris, where she studied and obtained two degrees (philosophy and psychology) and a diploma in psychopathology. Graduated from the Fémis film school in 1989, she directed several documentary shorts before filming her first feature film (Haut les Coeurs!), the autobiographical story of a young woman suffering from breast cancer.Filmography1989 ◘ Par Amour (documentary; short; also editor)◘ La Tire (documentary; short)◘ Vestmannaeyjar (documentary; short)1991 ◘ Le Chemin de Kjôlur (documentary; short; also sound engineer)◘ Sandrine, une autre Vie (documentary; short)1992 ◘ Sandrine à Paris (medium-length)1993 ◘ Vizir et Vizirette (short; also screenwriter)1995 ◘ Bistrik, Sarajevo (documentary; short)◘ Bonjour, c'est pour un Sondage (documentary; medium-length)◘ Sarajevo, Paroles de Casques bleus (documentary; medium-length; co-director with Dominique Garraud; also screenwriter)1997 ◘ Le Comité (short)◘ Licelles (short; also screenwriter)1998 ◘ Barbara, tu n'es pas Coupable (documentary; medium-length; also screenwriter)◘ Que Personne ne bouge! (documentary; medium-length; also screenwriter)1999 ◘ Haut les Cœurs! (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; France / Belgium)2001 ◘ Made in the USA (documentary; also co-screenwriter)◘ Reykjavik, des Elfes dans la Ville (documentary; medium-length)2003 ◘ Stormy weather / Stormviori (also co-screenwriter; Belgium / Iceland / France)2006 ◘ Les Européens / Européerna / Tarinoita Euroopasta / Grenzgânger (segment "Janet by the Sea"; Belgium / Iceland / France; shot in 2004)◘ Laux Tableaux dans vrais Paysages islandais (documentary; medium-length; also screenwriter)2008 ◘ Skrappùt / Back Soon (also co-screenwriter, co-dialogist; Iceland / France)Television Filmography2007 ◘ Bienvenue chez . . . / Wilkommen bei . . . (documentary; episodes "Didda", "Manon"; France / Germany)2009 ◘ Louise Michel (also co-screenwriter, co-adapter, co-dialogist)
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