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3.5
1,297 Ratings

The Element of Crime

Forbrydelsens element

Directed by Lars von Trier
Denmark, 1984
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Synopsis

Lars von Trier’s stunning debut film is the story of Fisher, an exiled ex-cop who returns to his old beat to catch a serial killer with a taste for young girls.

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The Element of Crime Directed by Lars von Trier

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1984 | Winner: Technical Grand Prize

Chicago International Film Festival

1984 | Winner: Best Feature Film (Silver Hugo)

Bodil Awards

1985 | Winner: Best Film

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