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Venice Golden Lion for Roy Andersson

The culture vultures among you will know that the wonderfully idiosyncratic Swedish director, Roy Andersson, has just bagged the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival with his new film A Pigeon sat on a branch reflecting on existence. A well-deserved win by all accounts:


You may not know that Roy used to moonlight and do TV ads. One of his customers was the Social Democrat party. Here is a selection of his work.

Very witty and each of these ads displays his very personal visual style