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Dogville Confessions (2003)

This film depicts the intense drama that takes place during the making of Dogville. Lars von Trier and Nicole Kidman work through this creative process under very extreme conditions.

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Sami Saif (as Sami Martin Saif)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Harriet Andersson ... Herself
Lauren Bacall ... Herself
Paul Bettany ... Himself
Blair Brown ... Herself
Patricia Clarkson ... Herself
Jeremy Davies ... Himself
Anthony Dod Mantle ... Himself
Ben Gazzara ... Himself
Siobhan Fallon Hogan ... Herself (as Siobhan Fallon)
Daniel Karpantschof Daniel Karpantschof ... Himself
Nicole Kidman ... Herself
Udo Kier ... Himself
Cleo King ... Herself
Anders Refn Anders Refn ... Himself
Chloë Sevigny ... Herself
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Storyline

Documentary on the creation of Lars von Trier's Dogville. Combines interviews with footage shot on location in winter-covered Sweden. From 'boxes of truth', like Catholic confessionals, the actors and the director talked, cried, laughed, sung and confessed directly to the camera during shooting. Also contains deleted scenes from the feature film. Written by jordan.savel@filmbyen.com

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Taglines:

Dogs & Deer - Dogville Confessions

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Documentary

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Details

Country:

Denmark

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 June 2003 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Dogs & Deer See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The film includes video from a "confessional" placed on set to capture the thoughts and feelings of the cast. Full collections of confessional clips are also available on Dogville DVDs. See more »

Quotes

Ben Gazzara: Bless me, Father, for I have sinned. It is about five years since my last confession. And I am confessing now because I promised you, Father, that I would never do another picture with an insane director.
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Connections

Featured in Trier, Kidman og Cannes (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Lunar Landings
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Composed by Jesper H. Sidelmann, Tina Nørgaard and Rasmus Kaae Munch
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Great insight in Lars Von Triers
12 December 2003 | by sandspider1See all my reviews

I saw this documentary on the Denmark DVD of Dogville and because I thought the film was brilliant I was eager to watch this to see into the mind of the great Lars Von Triers and to see how he directs and interacts with the cast. Anyone who is a fan of Dogville should watch this because you can understand the effort into making this film. I strongly recommend the film and I strongly recommend this.


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