JÖRGEN PERSSON   FSF

 

Born: 10 September 1936, Helsingborg, Sweden, as Alf Jörgen Persson.

Education: Film School of the Swedish Film Institute [SFI] [1964-66].

Career: Ph commercials dir by Arne Gustafsson, Per Berglund, Ulf Andrée, a.o.

Appeared in the doc 'Det naturliga ljuset' [2009, Hanna Andersson; ph: Gunnar Källström & Erik Vallsten; 29m].

Awards: Chaplin-priset [1967] & BAFTA Film Award nom [1969] for 'Elvira Madigan'; fsf 'Golden Aperture Plate' [1982] for 'Den enfaldige mördaren'; 'Robert' Award [1987], 'Bodil' Award [1987] & NYFCC Award nom [1988] for 'Pelle Erobreren'; European Cinematographer of the Year [1989, shared] for 'Kvinnorna på taket'; 'Guldbagge' Award nom [1992] for 'Den goda viljan'; 'Guldbagge' Award nom [1994] for 'Zorn'; Camerimage 'Golden Frog' nom [1997] for 'Jerusalem'; 'Guldbagge' Award nom [2001] for 'En sång för Martin'.


 

 FILMS

1964

Morgon [Gösta Ågren] 16mm/?; short/?m; prod SFI

1965

Bogserbåten [Bengt Anderhagen] 16mm/b&w; short/8m; prod SFI

1965

Ett avsked [Bertil Sandgren] b&w; short/15m; prod SFI

1965

Ryttarinnan [Kauko Gustavsson] c; short/?m; prod SFI

1965

On Fighting Witches [Robert Shaye] b&w; short/19m; cph: R. Shaye, Peter Davis, a.o.

1965

Heja Roland!/30 Times Your Money [Bo Widerberg] b&w

1966

Tillgripa våld [Gösta Ågren] 16mm/b&w; short/43m; prod SFI

 

[Right] with dir Bo Widerberg [behind camera]

 

1966

Elvira Madigan [Bo Widerberg] c

1968

Ådalen '31/The Ådalen Riots [Bo Widerberg] ts/c

1968

Den vita sporten/The White Match [Bo Widerberg, Jörgen Persson, Inge Roos, a.o.] 16mm-35bu/c; doc/102m; cph: B. Widerberg, I. Roos, Lennart Malmer, a.o.

1968

Vita myror [Bo Bjelfvenstam] 16mm/b&w; doc/23m

1969

En kärlekshistoria/A Swedish Love Story [Roy Andersson] c

1970

På sju minuter [Jonas Cornell] ?; short/?m

1970

Den magiska cirkeln/Salaligan/Beyond the Line of Duty [Per Berglund] scope/c

1970

Joe Hill/The Ballad of Joe Hill [Bo Widerberg] c; cph: Petter Davidson

1971

Sweden Is Horrible [Karsten Wedel] ?; ?/?m; cph: Albert Rudling

1971

Niklas och figuren/Niklas and His Pal [Ulf Andrée] c; cph: Jack Churchill

1972

Angela [, Love Comes Quietly] [Nikolai van der Heyde] c

1972

Visions of Eight [seg #7 'The Decathlon' dir by Milos Forman] c; doc/110m; 8 seg; cph: Shaun O'Dell; other ph: Walter Lassally, Ernst Wild, Igor Slabnevich, a.o.; chief ph cons: Michael Samuelson

1973

Lågan [Thore Sandell] 16mm/c; short/19m; cph: Bengt Dalunde

1973

En handfull kärlek/A Handful of Love [Vilgot Sjöman] c

1973

Help! De dokter verzuipt/Help! The Doctor Is Drowning [Nikolai van der Heyde] c

1974

Kom till Casino! [Gösta Bernhard & Mille Schmidt] c; cph: Rune Ericson & John Olsson

1974

Gangsterfilmen/En främling steg av tåget/A Stranger Came by Train [Lars Thelestam] c

1974

Sanningens ögonblick/The Moment of Truth [Vilgot Sjöman, Ingmar Bergman, Jonas Cornell, a.o.] 16mm/b&w-c; short/32m; cph: Sven Nykvist, Petter Davidson, a.o.; made as a tribute to Harry Schein (founder of the SFI) on his 50th birthday

1975

De dwaze lotgevallen van Sherlock Jones [Nikolai van der Heyde] c

1977

Hempas Bar/Hempa's Bar [Lars Thelestam] c

1977

Den åttonde dagen/The Eighth Day [Anders Grönros] s16-35bu/c

1978

Madicken på Junibacken/Maggie of June Hill [Göran Graffman] c; also 6-part tv-miniseries

1979

Du är inte klok, Madicken/You’re Out of Your Mind, Maggie [Göran Graffman] c

1979

Prins Hatt under jorden [Peter Hald & Ninne Olsson] c

1979

Bolero [Per Berglund] 16mm/c; short/13m; cph: Petter Davidson & Hans Welin

1980

Sällskapsresan/The Charter Trip [Lasse Åberg] c

1980

Min syster kan grekiska [L. Olivier Rahmat] 16mm/c

1981

Tuppen/The Rooster [Lasse Hallström] c

1981

Den enfaldige mördaren/The Simple-Minded Murderer [Hans Alfredson] c

1983

Kalabaliken i Bender/Kalabalik [Mats Aréhn] c

1983

P & B [Hans Alfredson] c

1983

The Inside Man/Slagskämpen [Tom Clegg] c

1984

Åke och hans värld/Åke and His World [Allan Edwall] c

1984

Ruben Nilson, visdiktaren - målaren - plåtslagaren [Karsten Wedel] 16mm/?; doc/48m; cph: Mischa Gavrjusjov

1985

Mitt liv som hund/My Life as a Dog [Lasse Hallström] c

1985

Falsk som vatten/False as Water [Hans Alfredson] c

1985

Lights Please/En film om ljus och mörker [Lars Svanberg] 16mm/c; doc/15m; cph: Rolf Lindström, Roland Sterner & Lennart Peters

1985

Ormens väg på hälleberget/The Serpent's Way [Bo Widerberg] c

1986

Pelle Erobreren/Pelle the Conqueror [Bille August] c; 2uc: Fritz Schrøder

1987

Aïda [Claes Fellbom] s35/c; opera film/161m

1987

Vargens tid/Time of the Wolves [Hans Alfredson] p/c

1989

Peter och Petra [Agneta Elers-Jarleman] c

1989

Gekko [Stephan Apelgren] 16mm/c; short/15m

1989

Kvinnorna på taket/The Women on the Roof [Carl-Gustaf Nykvist] c; cph: Ulf Brantås

1990

Black Jack [Colin Nutley] c

1990

Den goda viljan/The Best Intentions [Bille August] c; also 2-part tvm

1990

Bang!!/Pang! [Lars Johansson] c; short/4m

1991

Sofie [Liv Ullmann] c; addph: Søren Berthelin

1992

Påklädningen [Lars Mullback] c; short/12m

1993

The House of the Spirits [Bille August] p/c; 2uc: Anette Haellmigk

1993

Zorn [Gunnar Hellström] c

1994

Vita lögner/White Lies [Mats Aréhn] c

1996

The Perils of Cupid [Bille August (ep #18 'Vienna, November 1908') & Mike Newell (Florence)] b&w-c/V; ph ep #18; cph: David Tattersall (Florence); 2uc: Jan Carda & Martin Grosup; comp of ep of tv-series 'The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles'; see Television (1992)

1996

Tales of Innocence [Bille August (ep #19 'Northern Italy, June 1918' - re-dated 1917) & Michael Schultz (Morocco)] b&w-c/V; ph ep #19; cph: Ashley Rowe (Morocco); comp of ep of tv-series 'The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles'; see Television (1992)

1996

Smilla's Sense of Snow/Fräulein Smillas Gespür für Schnee/Smilla's Feeling for Snow [Bille August] p/c; 2uc: Arthur Wooster; 3uc: Jan Weincke

1996

Jerusalem [Bille August] c; 167m

1996

Digging to China [Timothy Hutton] c

1997

Les Misérables [Bille August] p/c; addph: Jan Weincke; 2uc: Arthur Wooster

1999

Trolösa/Faithless [Liv Ullmann] c

2000

En rikedom bortom allt förstånd [Alexander Öberg] c; short/20m

2000

En sång för Martin/A Song for Martin [Bille August] s35/c

2007

Varg/Wolf [Daniel Alfredson] s35/c

2009

Underkastelsen/Submission [: In Defence of the Unborn] [Stefan Jarl] b&w-c; doc/87m; cph: S. Jarl, Joakim Jalin, Ditte Lundberg, a.o.

 

 TELEVISION

1971

Stora skälvan [Leif Krantz] 6-part miniseries, 1972; 5 ep were also part of the 13-part (ep #3, 5, 7-8 & 10) German (NDR Regional-tv) series 'Schaurige Geschichten' (1976)

1974

Robert och Jessica [Per Berglund] 4-part (x 24-28m) miniseries, 1975

1978

Madicken [Göran Graffman] 6-part miniseries; see Films (1978)

1978

Godnatt, jord [5 ep dir by Keve Hjelm] 7-part series, 1979; other ph: John Olsson (ep #1 & 7)

1981

Hundarnas morgon [Lars Thelestam] tvm; cph: Rolf Lindström

1989

Vägen hem/A Long Way Home [Colin Nutley] tvm

1992

The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles [ep #18 'Vienna, November 1908' dir by Bille August (BA) & #19 'Northern Italy, June 1918' dir by BA] 44-part (8 unaired in the USA) series, 1992-96/16mm; see Films (1996)

2003

Linné och hans apostlar [Jonas Cornell] 4-part docudrama/16mm/200m