Per Fly


Per Fly (b. 1960) is a Danish film director and scriptwriter. In 1993 he graduated from the Danish Film Academy together with Thomas Vinterberg and Ole Christian Madsen. His debut-film “The Bench” (Bænken) is the first part of his trilogy on Denmark, which describes the Danish social classes. The film was a huge success and brought in a Robert for best director and a Bodil for best film. The second part of the trilogy “The inheritance” (Arven), about the Danish upper class, was furthermore a great success and was followed up by the last part of the trilogy “Manslaughter” (Drabet). Per Fly has revived and refined social realism in Danish film and he’s known as one of the best directors in Denmark.