"Melancholia" is a psychological disaster film from writer and director Lars von Trier that stars Kirsten Dunst and Alexander Skarsgård.

In this beautiful movie about the end of the world, Justine (Dunst) and Michael (Skarsgård) 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…

Producers are Meta Louise Foldager and Louise Vesth. Executive producers are Peter Aalbaek Jensen and Peter Garde. Co-producers are Lars Jonsson, Madeleine Ekman, Marianne Slot, Bettina Brokemper, Tomas Eskilsson, Katarina Krave, Jerome Klement, Michel Reilhac and Remi Burah.


Genre: Drama
Runtime: 136 mins.
Release Date: November 11, 2011
Tagline: Enjoy it while it lasts.
Country: Denmark
Distributor: Magnolia Pictures
Production Companies:
Zentropa Entertainment
Memfis Film International
Zentropa International Sweden
Slot Machine
Liberator Productions
Zentropa International Köln
Film i Väst
Danmarks Radio (DR)
Arte France Cinéma

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