Lasse Hallström

Swedish director and screenwriter

Lasse Hallström (born 2 June 1946) is a Swedish movie director. He directed almost all music videos from the group ABBA.[1]

Lasse Hallström with his wife, Lena Olin.

Hallström was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director for the 1985 movie My Life as a Dog. He was later nominated again for The Cider House Rules.[2] His other famous works include What's Eating Gilbert Grape and Chocolat.

Hallström was born in Stockholm, Sweden. He later moved to Bedford, New York.


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  2. "Lasse Hallstrom". Grade Saver. Retrieved April 8, 2019.