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8,852 Ratings


Directed by Lars von Trier
Denmark, Sweden, 2011
Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi


A couple celebrates their wedding with a decadent soirée at the home of the bride’s sister. The wedding is a fiasco – not just because of the planet heading directly towards earth – that’s only an aside to the mounting family tension and tenuous relationship of the newlyweds.

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Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2011 | Winner: Best Actress

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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