Known for his focus on such acclaimed Danish motion pictures as Dogville, Melancholia, and Dancer at night, he also created the Academy Award-nominated film After the Wedding ceremony. In the 1990s, he gained a status as the very best film maker in Denmark. In the first 1990s, he and movie director Lars von Trier founded a Danish film production house known as Zentropa. Icelandic pop vocalist Björk starred in his 2000 film Dancer at night. He wedded Lise Hand in Sept of 1983. Celebrity Nicole Kidman was the celebrity of his 2003 film Dogville.