Director: Lars von Trier
Writer(s): Lars von Trier
Producer(s): Zentropa’s Louise Vesth & Marie Cecilie Gade
U.S. Distributor: Rights Available
Cast: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin, Shia Labeouf, Jamie Bell, Christian Slater, Connie Nielsen, Willem Dafoe, Jesper Christensen, Jens Albinus, Nicolas Bro, Udo Kier, Shanti Roney, Hugo Speer, Uma Thurman, Mia Goth and Charlotte Rampling.
Intro: Since his segment in To Each His Own Cinema, it could be said that Von Trier is in the prime of his career with Antichrist and Melancholia arguably being praise-worthy pieces of art and easily rank among his best. With the across-the-board talents of a muse such as Gainsbourg top billing the film, this might be the year’s most evocative character study neatly packaged in a premise that explores a compulsive addiction that has rarely been addressed filmically with such skill and tact.
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