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Melancholia (2011)

Melancholia

Overview


Genre

Drama, Sci-Fi, Action

Release Date

November 11, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

130 min.

Production Budget

$7.4 millions

Studio

Magnolia Pictures

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Cast and Crew


Director

Lars von Trier

Producer

Meta Louise Foldager

Screenwriter

Lars von Trier

Starring

Story


In this beautiful movie about the end of the world, Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgard) are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister Claire (Charlotte Gainsbourg), and brother-in-law John (Kiefer Sutherland). Despite Claire's best efforts, the wedding is a fiasco, with family tensions mounting and relationships fraying. Meanwhile, a planet called Melancholia is heading directly towards Earth... MELANCHOLIA is a psychological disaster film from director Lars von Trier.

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Kirsten Dunst stars as Justine in Magnolia Pictures' Melancholia (2011)
Alexander Skarsgard stars as Michael and Kirsten Dunst stars as Justine in Magnolia Pictures' Melancholia (2011)

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PREMIERE PHOTO

Ana Araujo, Ronnie Wood
2011 Cannes International Film Festival - Day 8 - Melancholia - Premiere
May 18, 2011
Kirsten Dunst
2011 Cannes International Film Festival - Day 8 - Melancholia - Premiere
May 18, 2011

REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..the opening shots of Lars Von Trier’s “Melancholia” are astoundingly beautiful and unsettling..”
by Peter Rainer [Christian Science Monitor]
“..presented in matter-of-fact and often humorous fashion, is riveting and it builds a steady tension..”
by Christy Lemire [Associated Press]
“..Lars von Trier manages to turn the end of the world into a bit of a bore in Melancholia..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]