Thomas Vinterberg

Thomas Vinterberg is a Danish film director who, along with Lars von Trier, co-founded the Dogme 95 movement in filmmaking, which established rules for simplifying movie production.

It gave a me purpose in life and kept me away from the freefall, and I felt there was a higher purpose in making a movie for her. Before her death it was an ambition to make a life-affirming film ; that became a necessity. I wanted to celebrate the life that we lose so easily.