Breaking the Waves (1996) Poster


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Followed by 

Idioterne (1998)


Solaris (1972)
Jaws (1975)

Referenced in 

Screening (1997) (Short)
Bagom Riget II og Lars von Trier: Instruktøren holder fridag (1997) (TV Movie)
mentioned in the documentary
De ydmygede (1998)
I Lars von Triers rige (1999) (TV Short)
mentioned in the tv-special
Durch die Nacht mit...: Juliette Lewis und Crispin Glover (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Lewis
Fantasmes! Sexe, fiction et tentations (2013) (TV Movie)
poster shown
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
The bottom portion of Young Joe's wardrobe on the train in the first chapter is identical to Bess' final outfit from "Breaking the Waves".
My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn (2014)
Nicolas Winding Refn compares his fame to Lars von Trier's using "Breaking the Waves" as an example.
Bonusfamiljen: Episode #1.8 (2017) (TV Episode)
Henrik compare his home movie to this title

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: Jerry Maguire/Daylight/Everyone Says I Love You (1996) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown during "The Revolving Thumb" segment.
Siskel & Ebert: The Best Films of 1996 (1997) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Appears on both critics' lists of ten best films of the year.
The 69th Annual Academy Awards (1997) (TV Special)
Siskel & Ebert: Con Air/Bliss/Buddy/The Pillow Book/The Quiet Room (1997) (TV Episode)
The Video Pick of the Week.
Siskel & Ebert: Memo to the Academy - 1997 (1997) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Roger Ebert believes Emily Watson should be nominated for an Oscar.
Lars from 1-10 (1998) (Short)
clip shown
Im Laboratorium des Doktor von Trier: Zurück zur Magie des Kinos (1998) (TV Special)
footage used in tv-special
I Lars von Triers rige (1999) (TV Short)
footage used in tv-special
Anecdotes from 'Europa' (2005) (Video)
footage used in documentary
Zomergasten: Episode #20.1 (2007) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this film is shown.
Les amours perdues (2011) (Short)
Emmanuelle Béart's character sees the film at the cinema.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.17 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown during Kartina Richardson's segment
Brows Held High: The Idiots (2012) (TV Episode)
part of a trilogy with Idioterne
What Is Cinema? (2013)
Clips shown

Spoofed in 

Cirkeline og verdens mindste superhelt (2004)
At one point Özlem talks to God in the same way that Bess does in Breaking The Waves

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