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Trier, Lars von 1956-

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Melancholia by Lars von Trier( Visual )

79 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,882 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 )

159 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,495 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 )

135 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,384 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 )

117 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,118 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 affære = A royal affair by Nikolaj Arcel( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in Danish and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the Best Actor and Best Screenplay awards at the Berlin Film Festival, and written and directed by Nikolaj Arcel (co-writer of The girl with the dragon tattoo) A royal affair is an epic tale of a passionate and forbidden romance that changed an entire nation. Denmark, 1766, and Caroline Mathilde is married to the mad and politically ineffectual King Christian VII. Ignored by the wild King who chooses to live scandalously, Caroline grows accustomed to a quiet existence in oppressed Copenhagen. When the King returns from a tour of Europe accompanied by Struensee, his new personal physician, Queen Caroline finds an unexpected ally within the kingdom. The attraction between the two is initially one of shared ideals and philosophy, but it soon turns into a passionate and clandestine affair. Committed to the ideals of the Enlightenment that are banned in Denmark, Struensee convinces the King to assert his previously untapped power to remove the conservative political council and implement drastic changes to Danish society. As the Court plot their return to power and the downfall of the Queen and Struensee, the consequences of their affair are made clear and the entire nation will be changed forever
Europa by Lars von Trier( Visual )

105 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Hitchcock-like thriller, Leo Kessler, an American visiting devastated postwar Germany, is seduced by a beautiful woman and suddenly finds himself caught in a never-ending web of mystery and intrigue
The five obstructions by Jørgen Leth( Visual )

59 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 760 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
Antichrist by Lars von Trier( Visual )

72 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 640 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 )

75 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 557 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 )

41 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 453 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( Visual )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medea seeks vengeance against Jason after he betrays her in a search for the golden fleece
Direktøren for det hele by Jens Albinus( Visual )

31 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 335 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
The idiots by Lars von Trier( Visual )

81 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 334 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
Nymphomaniac by Lars von Trier( Visual )

52 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 2: The story picks up with Joe's adulthood, where her journey of self-discovery leads to darker complications, near destruction, reconciling her decisions to move on
Riget = The Kingdom by Lars von Trier( Visual )

48 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lars Von Trier's bizarre gothic mini-series takes place in Copenhagen's Kingdom Hospital, a gleaming edifice to science built on an ancient tribal burial ground. After an elderly patient is visited by the ghost of a young girl, all manner of supernatural phenomena start to occur. Add to this the secretive behaviour of a disgraced Swedish surgeon, phantom ambulances and a massively accelerated pregnancy, and nothing at the Kingdom is what it seems
Riget by Lars von Trier( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in Danish and English and held by 304 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( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quiet woman in Northern Scotland marries an oil rig worker, who becomes paralyzed in an accident
Dyvekes sange by Peter Heise( )

5 editions published in 1992 in Danish and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nymph()maniac( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story picks up with Joe's adulthood, where her journey of self-discovery leads to darker complications, near destruction, and possible redemption and resolution
Breaking the waves by Lars von Trier( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 202 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
 
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Alternative Names
Lars Fon Trier

Lars fon Trijer

Lars von Trier

Lars von Trier cinéaste

Lars von Trier dänischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Lars von Trier Danish film director and screenwriter

Lars von Trier Deens filmregisseur

Lars von Trier Director danés

Lars von Trier duński reżyser filmowy

Lars von Trier regista danese

Larss fon Trīrs kinorežisors

Laurentius von Trier

Nietzsche, Erik

Nietzsche, Erik 1956-

Trier, Lars

Trier, Lars 1956-

Trier Lars fon

Trier, Lars von

Trīrs, Larss, 1956-

Trīrs, Larss fon, 1956-

Von Trier, Lars.

Von Trier, Lars 1956-

Λαρς φον Τρίερ

Ларс вон Триер

Ларс фон Триер

Ларс фон Триер датский кинорежиссёр и сценарист

Ларс фон Тријер

Ларс фон Трыер

Ларс фон Трієр

Ларс фон Трієр данський кінорежисер та сценаріст

Лярс фон Трыер

Триер Л. 1956-

Триер, Ларс фон 1956-

Фон Триер, Ларс 1956-

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לארס פון טרייר

لارس فون ترايير

لارس فون تریر فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان دانمارکی

লারস ভন ট্রাইয়ার

ლარს ფონ ტრიერი

라르스 폰 트리에르

본 트리에, 라스 1956-

폰 트리에, 라스 1956-

トリアー, ラース・フォン

ラース・フォン・トリアー

拉斯·馮·提爾

拉茲·馮·特爾

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