Directed by Lars von Trier
A husband must deal with his wife’s dangerous behavior after the death of their son in Danish provocateur Lars Von Trier’s notoriously gruesome arthouse shocker. After their son falls out a window while they're having sex, a man (Willem Dafoe) and his wife (Charlotte Gainsbourg) retreat to their rural cabin. But something strange is in the air, and soon Gainsbourg’s obsession with evil women puts her husband’s life - and body parts - at risk. Audience members at film festivals experienced panic attacks and vomiting during two particularly sickening scenes.
A man must deal with his wife’s dangerous behavior after the death of their son.
Cast: Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg
Omg wtf. Starts slow but fucking blows your mind at the end. Worth the watch
A master class in acting, Defoe is obviously a genius but Charlotte Gainsbourg slipping into madness may be the best acting this genre has ever experienced.
Famous for its shock scenes, but it's the atmosphere and slow-burning beauty of the film that makes not just those scenes work, but the dark, rich, and highly contestable themes lurking beneath.
This movie is both strikingly beautiful and at the same time bizarre.