Keswick Film Festival

Sunday 26th February 5:30 PM - Alhambra


Director: Lars Von Trier Country: Denmark
Cert: 15 Year: 2011 Length: 136 minsLanguage: English
2012 Festival

Audience Reaction

Score: 63.08% Attendance: 144


The narrative revolves around two sisters during and shortly after the wedding party of one of them, while Earth is about to collide with an approaching rogue planet. The film prominently features music from Richard Wagner's prelude to his opera Tristan und Isolde. Trier's initial inspiration for the film came from a depressive episode he suffered and the insight that depressed people remain calm in stressful situations. The film was much feted at Festivals and the lead actresses gave prize-winning performances. Lars von Trier ‘ has made one of the most unforgettable, unshakably unique films of this year.’ Jim Tudor.


A crazily bold, visually enthralling, and emotionally seismic drama about the meaning of existence
Sukhdev Sandhu


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