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Movies written by Lars von Trier

  • Antichrist

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A couple lose their young son when he falls out of a window while they are having sex in another room. The mother’s grief consigns her to hospital, but her therapist husband brings her home intent on treating her depression himself. To confront her fears they go to stay at their remote cabin in the woods, “Eden”, where something untold happened the previous summer. Told in four chapters with a prologue and epilogue, the film details acts of lustful cruelty as the man and woman unfold the darker side of nature outside and within.

  • Breaking the Waves

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.

  • Melancholia

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    On the night of her wedding, Justine is struggling to be happy even though it should be the happiest day of her life. It was an extravagant wedding paid for by her sister and brother-in-law who are trying to keep the bride and all the guests in-line. Meanwhile, Melancholia, a blue planet, is hurtling towards the Earth. Claire, Justine's sister, is struggling to maintain composure with fear of the impending disaster.

  • Dancer in the Dark

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film.

  • Manderlay

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A story of slavery, set in the 1930s American South.

  • Dogville

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away…