Niels Arden Oplev

Award-winning director Niels Arden Oplev’s new film, Rose, starring Sofie Gråbøl, is now on the festival circuit and is the opening night film at Cinéfest Sudbury on September 16. Oplev is best known for directing the 2009 adaptation of Steig Larsson’s cult novel, Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, which was a box-office hit in his native Denmark and was distributed wordlwide, and the Hollywood films Flatliners, starring Elliot Page, Diego Luna, Kiersey Clemons and Kiefer Sutherland, and Dead Man Down, with Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, Terrence Howard and Isabelle Huppert. On TV, he directed Millenium, the International Emmy-winning series based on Larsson’s books, the Steven Speilberg-produced Stephen King adaptation Under the Dome, and the pilot episodes for Mr. Robot, Dick Wolf’s FBI, and Vikings: Valhalla.


The Toughest (and Most Magical) Film I’ve Ever Made

By Niels Arden Oplev | September 15, 2023

The Toughest (and Most Magical) Film I’ve Ever Made

Writer-director Niels Arden Oplev on making Rose, the moving drama based on the experiences of his sister who suffers from schizophrenia.