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Anja Breien


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About Anja Breien

Anja Breien is a 82 years old female from Oslo, Norway. Anja is most well known for directing, and has 28 known credits, of which 28 are movies, and 0 are TV shows.

Anja Breien’s highest rated movies

If you enjoy Anja Breien’s movies you should definitely watch Wives (1975), as with 8.0 it is the highest rated movie Anja has worked on!

  1. Wives (1975)
  2. Wives - Ten Years After (1985)
  3. Wives III (1996)
  4. Crimes of the future (2019)
  5. 17th of May - A film regarding rituals (1969)

1. Wives (1975 Movie)

The best rated movie Anja Breien has been a part of is the comedy, drama movie Wives, where they had the role of directing. It has a rating on Friendspire of 8.0 and 5.8 on IMDb .

2. Wives - Ten Years After (1985)

Wives - Ten Years After has a rating on Friendspire of 6.0 and 4.4 on IMDb . Anja Breien worked on this comedy, drama movie as directing.

3. Wives III (1996)

In Wives III Anja Breien was worked as director. This movie has a rating on Friendspire of 4.0 and 4.8 on IMDb .

4. Crimes of the future (2019)

In Crimes of the future Anja Breien had the role of directing.

5. 17th of May - A film regarding rituals (1969)

Anja Breien was a part of the movie 17th of May - A film regarding rituals as directing. This movie has a rating 5.6 on IMDb .

Frequently asked questions

When was Anja Breien born?

Anja Breien’s birthday is on 12 July 1940 .

What is Anja Breien’s gender?

Anja Breien is female.

Where was Anja Breien born?

Anja Breien was born in Oslo, Norway.

What is Anja most known for?

Anja Breien is most known for directing. Anja has worked on 28 movies and 0 TV shows.

What is Anja Breien’s highest rated movie?

The best rated movie they have been a part of is Wives, which has a score of 8.0.

Anja’s Filmography

Executive producer. Ten years have passed since our three heroines' first outing in 1975. Now the women meet at yet another class reunion. Not surprisingly, they are still unwilling to call it a night after the party is over. Husbands and children must celebrate Christmas as best they can, while the women spend quality time drinking and taking stock of their lives.

Executive producer. Three old friends meet at a school reunion, and after trading the current details of their lives, the women come to realize how much they are dominated by their respective husbands’ needs and demands. Aching for a taste of freedom, the three decide to go off on a brief holiday spree together, away from jobs and families. 'Wives' is a delightful, ironic look at how a new generation of women was beginning to rebel against social conventions and gender expectations.

Executive producer. This mellow comedy is the third entry in filmmaker Anja Breien's "Wives" series and stars the same three actresses who appeared in the first two. This episodic film begins with flashbacks to the 1975 film Wives and scenes from 1985's Wives: Ten Years Later. Now ten more years have passed and they are comfortably ensconced in middle age. They have gathered to hold a surprise birthday for Kaja aboard an Oslo streetcar. The three haven't seen each other in ages and much of the story focuses on their discussions of their disparate lives. Every word, smile and tear they share affirms the depth of their lasting friendship.

As Herself. Through conversations with an array of Norwegian writers, filmmakers, psychiatrists, artists and more, Izquierdo investigates the impact of both the film and novel Sult by Knut Hamsun on generations of Norwegian culture and artistic practice, while exploring how it could speak about what it means to be an artist today.

Executive producer. Norway's National Day on 17 May has over the years evolved to be a day marked by rituals and phrases which may no longer have as much content for most people. The film shows us some of these rituals we know so well, so we can chuckle over May 17.

Executive producer. Director/actor Eugenio Barba returns to Oslo, where he started Odin Teatret, to Opole, where Jerzy Grotowsky's " theatre of the poor" developed a new physical play style, to avoid communism's censorship. And to Holstebro, where Odin Teatrets presence has greatly influenced the city's development.

Executive producer. Gathered at a funeral for a successful business man, the testament is to be read. They will all inherit, with a big IF; if the family company is to be joint run by all the heirs.

As Kvinne i sengen. A surveillance radar is to be placed at the Norwegian coastline. Three soldiers volunteer to guard it, but only so that they can have a party afterwards.

Executive producer. This co-production between Norway and Sweden is the first film that Anja Breien has made since Wives. She has adapted a novel by Hjalmar Soderberg. who also wrote 'Gertrud' from which Carl Dreyer's last film was made, and Doctor Glas' (made into a film by Mai Zetterhng) Games of Love and Loneliness, concerns the manners and mores of Scandinavian society between the years 1897 and 1912. A young journalist, Arvid, falls in love with a girl but won't commit himself to marrying her. She marries an older and richer man and he's pushed into marrying the girl he's been sleeping with. He meets his first love again, and she leaves her husband to have an affair with him, but he still cannot bring himself to leave his wife. Although Anja Breien has changed the character of the girl to make her less of a femme fatale and more of an emancipated woman, the film's central concern is the young man who cannot make up his mind what to do with his life.

Executive producer. A poetic film about a cruel theme, told in a way that doesn't make the spectators close their eyes.

Executive producer. Having gone through many personal struggles, Eli (Lil Terselius) returns to her native village and begins to work on the farm of Ingeborg Eriksdotter (Anita Bjork), eventually tending a plot that once belonged to her family. But Eli has been gone a long time, and the opaque villagers see her as an outsider—she is suspicious from the start. The year is 1625, and stories of witches conjuring up evil are a part of the daily culture. Eli unwittingly makes matters worse for herself when she is able to cure the sick with herbs, and when she begins an affair with Aslak (Bjoern Skagestad) a farmhand—clearly she must have cast a spell on him. This all adds up to a witch hunt with a ready-made "witch." Eli, in the end, is officially accused of witchcraft by a devious bailiff, while Ingeborg makes every attempt to save her, and Aslak himself does not survive the stress—hardly a good omen for the outcome of the trial.

Executive producer. Brothers Ola and Jon waiting for his father's new boat to go out fishing for herring. The father has invested a lot of money in the boat and is hoping for the big catch, but Ola is heartbroken and goes on a drinking binge.

Executive producer. The young Oslo lawyer Helen sees a man fall from a balcony, and realizes afterwards it's her father. Suicide or murder?

Executive producer. Maren, a young girl, is the sole survivor of the Black Death in her Norwegian village. Using instincts, folklore, luck, and the clairvoyant powers granted her by being born with a "Victory Cap," Maren survives on her own, waiting for other people to discover her plight.

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