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Antichrist (2009)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror | 20 May 2009 (Denmark)
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A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage, but nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.

Director:

Lars von Trier

Writer:

Lars von Trier
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Willem Dafoe ... He
Charlotte Gainsbourg ... She
Storm Acheche Sahlstrøm Storm Acheche Sahlstrøm ... Nic
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Storyline

A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage, but nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.

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Chaos reigns. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Denmark | Germany | France | Sweden | Italy | Poland

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 May 2009 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Anticristo See more »

Filming Locations:

North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€122,895 (Italy), 24 May 2009

Opening Weekend USA:

$71,397, 25 October 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$397,070, 13 December 2009

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,976,168
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color | Black and White (some scenes)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Sound Engineer actually swallowed a microphone and recorded the inner audio of his body in order to achieve certain similar sounds for the film. See more »

Goofs

In the end titles, George Frideric Handel's piece "Lascia ch'io pianga" is wrongly listed as "Laschia ch'io pianga". See more »

Quotes

She: Nature is Satan's church.
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Connections

Referenced in Antichrist: Behind the Test (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

'Lascia ch'io pianga' from 'Rinaldo'
Composed by George Frideric Handel (as Georg Friedrich Händel)
Performed by Tuva Semmingsen and Barokksolistene
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I don't know what to do after seeing this...
28 August 2009 | by otuswerdSee all my reviews

OK...so I just finished AntiChrist, there has never been a movie that made me feel the way I do after viewing it...it was one of the most emotionally draining, horrific, beautiful films I have ever seen in my life...after watching it I feel like I just watched a loved one die. it took ten minutes for me to calm down and stop crying...this might be one of the greatest horror films ever made. So if you see it, be careful. It is really powerful. I know a little about Von Trier and have seen a handful of his films...this one, for me, takes the cake, over many movies out in the world. If you do get to see this, and are ready for a crazy ride, just remember, think about who you show this to before you do it, it is not for everyone that is into horror.


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