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Trier, Lars von 1956-

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Melancholia by Lars von Trier( Visual )

62 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgåard) celebrate their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of Justine's 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 threatening the very existence of humankind"--Container
Dogville by Lars von Trier( Visual )

123 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
Dancer in the dark by Lars von Trier( Visual )

121 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selma, a Czechoslovakian immigrant, is a single mother working in a factory in rural America circa 1964. She is also afflicted by a hereditary disease, which will cost her her sight. Determined to protect her 10-year-old son from the same fate, Selma is saving her money to get him an operation. In the evenings, Selma escapes by rehearsing for a production of The Sound of Music with her best friend. When a neighbor betrays her trust, Selma's life spirals out of control and the lines between reality and fantasy blur
Breaking the waves by Lars von Trier( Visual )

119 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bess, a pious, young Scottish woman, prays to God to send her husband, Jan, home from his job on an offshore oil rig. When an accident sends him home paralyzed, she's filled with guilt and submits to his wish that she take on other lovers, convinced that this will aid in his recovery
En kongelig affre = A royal affair by Nikolaj Arcel( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Danish and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The passionate and forbidden romance between Johann Friedrich Struensee, the royal physician, and the young but strong-willed Queen Caroline Mathilda, wife of the mad Danish king Christian VII, leads to a revolution that changes an entire nation
The five obstructions by Lars von Trier( Visual )

45 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film director Lars von Trier challenges his idol Jørgen Leth to remake his 1967 film "The perfect human" five times with a change or obstruction each time
Europa by Lars von Trier( Visual )

87 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo Kessler, an American of German descent, visits Germany in 1945. He works as a night conductor on the Zentropa Railway Line, owned by a Nazi sympathiser. Leo attempts to remain neutral to the ongoing purguing of loyalists by the Allied forces, but he falls in love with the railway magnate's daughter
Antichrist by Lars von Trier( Visual )

59 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this graphic psychodrama, a grief-stricken man and woman retreat to a cabin deep in the woods after the accidental death of their infant son, only to find terror and violence at the hands of nature and, ultimately, each other. But this most confrontational work yet from one of contemporary cinema's most controversial artists is no mere provocation. It is a visually sublime, emotionally ravaging journey to the darkest corners of the possessed human mind
Manderlay by Lars von Trier( Visual )

64 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While traveling across [Alabama in the 1930s], Grace discovers the isolated plantation of Manderlay, a place where no one knows that slavery has been long abolished. With a good heart and pure intentions, Grace tries to emancipate the slaves and open the residents' eyes to the truth, with shocking results"--Container
The element of crime by Lars von Trier( Visual )

39 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an exiled ex-cop who returns to his old beat to catch a serial killer preying on young girls. Set in Germany, the film is shot in sepia tones with brilliant blue flashes
Medea by Lars von Trier( Visual )

29 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medea seeks vengeance against Jason after he betrays her in a search for the golden fleece
Direktren for det hele by Lars von Trier( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Danish and Norwegian and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When decisions needed to be made at the office, the owner invented a nonexistent company president to hide behind. Now, forced to bring the "Boss" face-to-face with potential purchasers and employees, he hires a failed actor to play the part. Much to everyone's surprise, the unmasked boss plays the ultimate part by becoming a hero
Riget The Kingdom( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in Danish and English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed director Lars von Trier (Dogville, Dancer in the dark) delves into the world of the supernatural with the acclaimed series that inspired Stephen King's Kingdom hospital. At the kingdom, Denmark's most technologically advanced hospital, a number of strange and otherworldly events begin to occur, much to the dismay of its doctors and patients. A ghostly ambulance appears and disappears, the voice of a little girl calls to a patient in an elevator shaft and a doctor's fetus begins growing at an alarming rate
Breaking the waves by Lars von Trier( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the centre of the film is Bess, a young woman raised in a small, devoutly religious community in the Outer Hebrides. Her life changes when she meets Jan, and outsider who works on the North Sea oil rigs. Their love - and the physical manifestation of it - transforms Bess. But their happiness is blighted when he suffers a terrible accident, and the body she desires so passionately becomes paralysed. To keep their erotic life alive, Jan urges Bess to have sex with other men and describe her experiences to him. Her sacrifice is his salvation, but it leads to her downfall and degradation. Breaking the Waves is a passionate film about religious dogmatism and erotic obsession where physical love is endowed with life-giving powers of healing, and miracles can occur
Epidemic by Lars von Trier( Visual )

41 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deux scénaristes en mal d'inspiration écrivent une histoire d'épidémie se répandant sur le monde. Mais petit à petit, la fiction devient réalité
European short films( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second collection of European short films from Cinema16. This specially compiled two-disc edition of classic, cult and award winning shorts from European filmmakers marks the launch of Cinema16 in the US. It features previously unseen short films and early works by some of today's most notable European filmmakers, as well as award-winning films from its rising stars. The release features some of the best shorts from Cinema16's previous releases as well as some new additions
The idiots by Lars von Trier( Visual )

36 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Made in compliance with the rules and intentions set forth in the Dogme 95 Manifesto": von Trier's "Dogme" classic sees an obnoxious group of yuppie misfits form an organisation dedicated to breaking societal taboos by releasing their "inner idiot". The second in von Trier's "Golden Hearts" trilogy (with Breaking the Waves and Dancer in the Dark), The Idiots is seen through the eyes of 'golden heart' Karen (Bodil Jorgensen), a sad, tentative and pyschologically wounded newcomer to the group
The Kingdom by Lars von Trier( Visual )

33 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a Copenhagen hospital built on old swampland, shows what happens when the staff and patients are influenced by supernatural forces
Dyvekes sange( )

in Danish and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riget The Kingdom( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Danish and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delve deeper into the realm of the supernatural. Starting with the birth of 'Little Brother', the son of a diabolical murderer, and continuing with Doctor Helmer's plan to turn the staff into zombies, the forces of evil are once again alive and well
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Lars Fon Trier

Lars fon Trijer

Lars von Trier

Lars von Trier dnischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Lars von Trier Danish film director and screenwriter

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Lars von Trier Director dans

Lars von Trier duński reżyser filmowy

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Larss fon Trīrs kinorežisors

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Ларс вон Триер

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Ларс фон Триер датский кинорежиссёр и сценарист

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Триер, Ларс фон 1956-

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