Jørgen Leth in 5 quotes
Movie maker, words equilibrist, and provocateur. Jørgen Leth has, in his 80 years, made sure to stir things up in Denmark. And we love him for it.
He is probably Denmark’s biggest bon vivant, leaving an impressive trace of outrage and admiration throughout his long career. He is especially known for filmmaking, his job as a Tour de France commentator – and for his scandalous autobiography “The imperfect human”. Jørgen Leth has become an icon in Danish culture with his imaginative use of words that have had a national impact.