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Tranceformer - A Portrait of Lars von Trier (1997)

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A portrait of Denmark's most acclaimed and controversial director, Lars von Trier. A meeting with von Trier on a private level as well as with his film universe. Filmmaker Stig Björkman ... See full summary »

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Tøger Seidenfaden ...
Himself, Lars von Trier's childhood friend (as Thøger Seidenfaden)
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A portrait of Denmark's most acclaimed and controversial director, Lars von Trier. A meeting with von Trier on a private level as well as with his film universe. Filmmaker Stig Björkman follow von Trier during a period of more than two years, meet him at work, at home and at leisure. Written by Fredrik Klasson <fredrik.klasson@telia.com>

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This documentary is featured on the Criterion Collection DVD for The Element of Crime (1984) (The Element of Crime), released in 2000. See more »

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a great documentary on a great director
9 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

Excellent, funny and revealing documentary about Lars Von Trier, who is far from chilly under interview. Plenty of rare footage, fascinating comments from various colleagues and actors (especially from Von Trier's producer, as well as from Katrin Cartlidge and Ernst-Hugo Jaregard), and generous clips from many related films make this recommended viewing for both Von Trier fans and those who are just curious.


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