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9,392 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.

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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