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Dancer in the Dark

Lars von Trier / DK, DE, NL, US, GB, FR, SE, FI, IS, NO, 2000 / 140 min.

Björk is the radiant centre of this ‘Dogme 95 musical’ by Lars Von Trier. She also wrote much of the music. Musicals are the secret pleasure of Selma (Björk), who moves to America with her little son in search of a better life. Winner of the Palme d’Or.

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Director

Lars von Trier

Production year

2000

Country

DK, DE, NL, US, GB, FR, SE, FI, IS, NO

Original title

Dancer in the Dark

Length

140 min.

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

Part of

Eye on Sound: POP!

Rapper Tupac Shakur, pop legend David Bowie and singer-songwriter Björk: what do they have in common and what’s their connection with Eye? Discover it in Eye on Sound: POP!, a programme on the close bond between pop music and film. With feature films, documentaries, live performances and talk shows.

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