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Breaking the Waves

Lars von Trier Dinamarca, 1996

Sneerwell's rating of the film Ondas do Destino

My favourite of the Golden Heart trilogy. Von Trier is brilliant at de-sacralizing the eternal story, placing it right in the dull and humdrum life at the gloomy seaside. Emily Watson made it wonderfully, but I think she stuck too deeply to this part and shows those watery eyes and trembling lips over and over again.