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Melancholia [DVD videorecording]

Contributor(s): Dunst, Kirsten | Gainsbourg, Charlotte | Sutherland, Kiefer | Skarsgard, Alexander | Hurt, John.
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: [United States] : Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2012Edition: Widescreen ed.Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Drama | Award Winners | Sci-FiGenre/Form: Sci-Fi.
Production Credits: Director, Lars Von Trier.
Cast: Kiefer Sutherland, John Hurt, Alexander Skarsgard, Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg.Summary: In this beautifully filmed movie about the end of the world, Justine and Michael are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister Claire and brother-in-law John. A planet called Melancholia is heading directly toward Earth and threatening to collide. Meanwhile, tensions are mounting and relationships are fraying as the family deals with their fears.Review: "If I were choosing a director to make a film about the end of the world, von Trier the gloomy Dane might be my first choice."--Roger EbertReview: "...von Trier once again demonstrates a mastery of classical technique, extracting incredibly strong performances from his cast..."--VarietyReview: "A movie masterpiece...is Lars von Trier's ecstatic magnum opus on the themes of depression, cataclysm, and the way the world might end."--Entertainment Weekly
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Kiefer Sutherland, John Hurt, Alexander Skarsgard, Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg.

Director, Lars Von Trier.

DVD.

English audio; Spanish subtitles.

Closed-captioned.

MPAA rating: R.

In this beautifully filmed movie about the end of the world, Justine and Michael are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister Claire and brother-in-law John. A planet called Melancholia is heading directly toward Earth and threatening to collide. Meanwhile, tensions are mounting and relationships are fraying as the family deals with their fears.

"If I were choosing a director to make a film about the end of the world, von Trier the gloomy Dane might be my first choice."--Roger Ebert

"...von Trier once again demonstrates a mastery of classical technique, extracting incredibly strong performances from his cast..."--Variety

"A movie masterpiece...is Lars von Trier's ecstatic magnum opus on the themes of depression, cataclysm, and the way the world might end."--Entertainment Weekly

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