Björk Movies List

Björk
Björk
21-11-1965
Reykjavík, Iceland
12
The Juniper Tree

Actor Björk Filmography

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Náttúra Concert Featuring Björk and Sigur Rós
Director: Thorvardur Björgúlfsson
Music Director: Sveinn Kjartansson , Kristinn Sigurpáll Sturluson , Arnþór Örlygsson
Release date: 28-06-2008
Matthew Barney: No Restraint
Artist: Matthew Barney , Björk
Director: Alison Chernick
Release date: 20-12-2006
Drawing Restraint 9
Drawing Restraint 9 ( English )
Artist: Björk , Matthew Barney , Shigeru Akahori , Naomi Araki , Yoshio Harada
Director: Matthew Barney
Release date: 01-07-2005
Arakimentari
Arakimentari ( English )
Artist: Nobuyoshi Araki , Björk , Richard Kern , Takeshi Kitano , Araki
Director: Travis Klose
Release date: 18-01-2004
Björk Live in Cambridge
Artist: Björk
Director: David Barnard
Release date: 01-07-2002
Björk at the Royal Opera House
Artist: Björk , Zeena Parkins , Simon Lee
Director: David Barnard
Release date: 04-06-2002
Von Trier's 100 Øjne
Von Trier's 100 Øjne ( English )
Artist: Lars von Trier , Björk , Catherine Deneuve , Udo Kier , David Morse
Director: Katia Forbert
Release date: 02-12-2000
Dancer in the Dark
Dancer in the Dark ( English )
Director: Lars von Trier
Music Director: Kristian Eidnes Andersen , Pétur Einarsson , Fabio D'Amico
Release date: 22-09-2000
Björk: Volumen
Björk: Volumen ( English )
Artist: Björk
Director: Michel Gondry , Spike Jonze , Chris Cunningham , Alexander McQueen , Jean-Baptiste Mondino , Danny Cannon , lynn fox , Eiko Ishioka , Nick Knight , John Kricfalusi , Vinoodh Matadin , Sophie Muller , Stephanie Sednaoui , Inez van Lamsweerde , Paul White , John Kricfalusi
Release Year: 1999
Prêt-à-Porter
Prêt-à-Porter ( English )
Artist: Marcello Mastroianni , Sophia Loren , Jean-Pierre Cassel , Kim Basinger , Chiara Mastroianni
Director: Robert Altman
Music Director: Michel Legrand , Skip Lievsay
Release date: 23-12-1994
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Björk Biography

Björk, born November 21, 1965, is an Icelandic Polar Music Prize-winning singer-songwriter, occasional actress, music composer and music producer, whose solo work includes seven solo albums and two original film soundtracks. Björk's intermittent acting career began in 1990, when she appeared in The Juniper Tree, a tale of witchcraft based on the Brothers Grimm story of the same name. Björk played the role of Margit, a girl whose mother has been killed for practicing witchcraft. Björk also had an uncredited role in 1994's Prêt-à-Porter. In 1999, Björk was asked to write and produce the musical score for the film Dancer in the Dark, a musical drama about an immigrant named Selma who is struggling to pay for an operation to prevent her son from going blind. Director Lars von Trier eventually asked her to consider playing the role of Selma, convincing her that the only true way to capture the character of Selma was to have the composer of the music play the character. Eventually, she accepted. Filming began in early 1999, and the film debuted in 2000 at the 53rd Cannes Film Festival. The film received the Palme d'Or, and Björk received the Best Actress Award for her role. It was reported that the shoot was so physically and emotionally tiring that she swore off acting ever again. Björk later stated that she always wanted to do one musical in her life, and this was the one. The soundtrack Björk created for the film was released with the title Selmasongs. The album features a duet with Thom Yorke of Radiohead titled "I've Seen It All", which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song and was performed at the 2001 Oscars. She was invited to record "Gollum's Song" for the film The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers but declined the invitation, as she was then pregnant. Björk also appeared in the 2005 documentary Screaming Masterpiece, which delves into the Icelandic music scene. The movie features archive footage of The Sugarcubes and Tappi Tíkarrass, and an ongoing conversation with Björk herself. Her partner Matthew Barney is a contemporary artist based in New York. Björk collaborated with him on the experimental art film Drawing Restraint 9, a dialogueless exploration of Japanese culture. Björk and Barney both appear in the film. The film was released in 2005. She is also responsible for the film's soundtrack, her second after Selmasongs. Director and previous collaborator Michel Gondry asked Björk to star in his film The Science of Sleep, but she declined. In 2010, she collaborated with SHOWstudio and founder Nick Knight by providing music for an Alexander McQueen tribute.

Popular Co-Stars of Björk

Lars von Trier
5 Movies
Matthew Barney
4 Movies
Robert Altman
3 Movies
Nietzchka Keene
3 Movies
Alison Chernick
2 Movies
David Morse
2 Movies

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