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9,471 Ratings


Directed by Lars von Trier
Denmark, Sweden, 2011
Drama, Comedy


A couple celebrates their marriage at a sumptuous party in the bride’s sister and brother-in-law’s home. The wedding is a fiasco, not just because of the planet Melancholia heading directly towards earth, but also because of the mounting family tensions and tenuous relationship of the newlyweds.

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Melancholia Directed by Lars von Trier

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2011 | Winner: Best Actress

2011 | Nominee: Palme d'Or

Independent Spirit Awards

2012 | Nominee: Best International Film

Village Voice Film Poll

2011 | 2nd place: Best Director

2011 | 2 runner-up prizes including: Best Film

2011 | 2 nominations including: Best Supporting Actor

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