Hans Petter Moland

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Hans Petter Moland (born 17 October 1955) is a Norwegian film director.

Moland was born in Oslo. He had received awards for his commercials at major festivals, including Cannes, before he made his feature debut in 1993 with The Last Lieutenant. He followed up with Zero Kelvin (1995), Aberdeen (2000) and The Beautiful Country (2004), which was selected for Competition in Berlin. He also directed the short film United We Stand, which has been awarded prizes at several major film festivals. He is also well known for his collaboration and deep friendship with Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgård, having directed him in three movies; Zero Kelvin, Aberdeen and En ganske snill mann (2010), the latter being nominated for the Golden Bear at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

A fourth collaboration with Skarsgård, In Order of Disappearance, had its premiere in the competition section of the 64th Berlin International Film Festival.[2] Moland made his Hollywood debut in 2019 directing a remake of In Order of Disappearance, named Cold Pursuit, and starring Liam Neeson in the Skarsgård role.


  1. ^ "Hollywood Reporter: Berlin festival unveils full lineup". hollywoodreporter.com. Archived from the original on February 5, 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-07.
  2. ^ "Berlinale 2014: Competition Complete". berlinale. Retrieved 2014-01-19.

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