Hearts tells the story of two couples whose lives are traumatized by a car crash and adultery. 10 Susanne Bier received the International Critics Award at the 2002 Toronto International Film Festival "for the fact that it proves that Dogma has come of age and matured into a potent cinematic language that skillfully captures the freeing. After high school, citing a desire to reconnect with her Jewish roots, she studied art at the. Moreover, Bier makes sure to finish her films with a slightly optimistic tone, saying that although her films are not purely commercial, they are also not pure art, and therefore she should communicate with her audience and give them some light to lean. The film stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Ulrich Thomsen, Maria Bonnevie, Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Lykke May Andersen. That way of living definitely informs the stories I though she frequently depicts international stories in third world countries, Bier had never been to Africa or India until she started making movies there. The effects of the. She notes that the moment that interests her in characters' lives is when their sense of security cracks and the outside world knocks on the door. Hoai-Tran Bui (13 November 2018). But he is on screen only for an instant: blink and you'll miss him." 33 Bird Box edit Returning to film, Bier directed Bird Box, an American post-apocalyptic horror film. This style of direction creates the feeling that nothing happens in her films, but a thorough analysis of the events shows that the films are faithful to the dramatic structure of the Theatre of ancient Greece. Contents, early life and education edit, susanne Bier was born. Her films have a common visual code - all of them are filmed in a shoulder camera, and emotional peaks use extreme close-ups of eyes, lips, and fingers. Golden Globe, an, emmy Award, 2 and a European Film Award, collectively. 23 A Second Chance edit In 2014, Bier directed A Second Chance ( Danish : En chance til a Danish thriller film. Retrieved "The International Jury 2013". 13 On Metacritic, the film had an average score of 63 out of 100, based on 30 reviews.