Povl Kristian


Povl Kristian Mortensen, better known as Povl Kristian, is a Danish score composer, producer and musician. He is known for his work on ”Pusher” starring Mads Mikkelsen and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn (who went on to direct “Drive”) and the award-winning corporate film ”We Are Maersk” directed by Christoffer Boe.

Spirituality and a holistic view of human nature are key to Povl Kristians work. He is a much sought-after composer for documentaries due to his soulful approach allied to a strong interest in history and ability to incorporate that knowledge into his creative work.

Povl Kristian has a close working relationship with renowned Danish singer-songwriter Lars H.U.G., their latest project being H.U.G.s album ”10 sekunders stilhed” (2014) which was produced by Povl. The making of the album was captured in the documentary film ”Hugland”.

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