Melancholia

Wednesday 25th April 20127:30 PM

The peculiarly original Lars von Trier brings us yet another visually and psychologically demanding spectacle. Starring Kristen Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Kiefer Sutherland, Melancholia tells of two sisters who find their relationship challenged as a nearby planet threatens to collide into the Earth. The film illustrates people's need to remain calm and think positive thoughts even though inside stress is tearing them apart, as they wait for disaster to strike.

Rotten Tomatoes Score:

77%

Genre:

Drama, Horror

Directors:

Lars von Trier, Lars von Trier

Leads:

Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, Charlotte Rampling, John Hurt, Alexander Skarsgård, Stellan Skarsgård, Brady Corbet, Udo Kier, Jesper Christensen

Length:

130 minutes

Year:

2011

Country:

Denmark/France/Sweden/Germany

Language:

English

15

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