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Trier, Lars von 1956-

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Most widely held works by Lars von Trier
Melancholia by Lars von Trier( Visual )

91 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgård) 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 )

175 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace, een jonge vrouw die op de vlucht is voor gevaarlijke gangsters, houdt zich schuil in het plaatsje Dogville waar de bewoners misbruik maken van haar penibele situatie
Dancer in the dark by Lars von Trier( Visual )

167 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 1,481 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 )

161 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,259 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 )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in Danish and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Royal Affair is the true story of an ordinary man who wins the queen's heart and starts a revolution. Centering on the intriguing love triangle between the ever more insane Danish King Christian VII (Mikkel Boe F?lsgaard), the royal physician (and man of enlightenment and idealism) Johann Struensee (Mads Mikkelsen), and the young but strong Queen Caroline Mathilde (Alicia Vikander), A Royal Affair is the gripping tale of brave idealists who risk everything in the pursuit of freedom for their people, and of the passionate and forbidden romance that changed an entire nation
The five obstructions by Lars von Trier( Visual )

64 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lars von Trier enters the world of documentary filmmaking and challenges his idol Jørgen Leth to remake his 1967 film The Perfect Human five times, each time with a new obstruction, hoping each time that he will fail!
Europa by Lars von Trier( Visual )

110 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 668 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 sympathizer. Leo attempts to remain neutral to the ongoing purging of loyalists by the Allied forces, but he falls in love with the railway magnate's daughter
Manderlay by Lars von Trier( Visual )

76 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 539 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
Antichrist( Visual )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 480 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
Medea by Lars von Trier( Visual )

47 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medea seeks vengeance against Jason after he betrays her in a search for the golden fleece
The element of crime by Lars von Trier( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and French and held by 381 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
Direktøren for det hele by Lars von Trier( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Danish and Norwegian and held by 285 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
Dyvekes sange by Peter Heise( )

6 editions published in 1992 in Danish and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breaking the waves by Lars von Trier( Book )

32 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 225 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
The kingdom by Lars von Trier( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in Danish and English and held by 198 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
Antichrist by Lars von Trier( Visual )

73 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een man neemt zijn vrouw mee naar hun vakantiehuisje in het bos om de dood van hun zoontje te verwerken
The idiots by Lars von Trier( Visual )

48 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 192 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
European short films( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Multiple languages and English and held by 181 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
Dear Wendy by Thomas Vinterberg( Visual )

32 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy in a nameless, timeless American town establishes a gang of youthful misfits united in their love of guns and their code of honor
Lars von Trier : finding truth in film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lars von Trier is a famous filmmaker. This interview illuminates von Trier's childhood, his tenuous relationship with his parents, his views on religion and agnosticism, and other personal concerns
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Alternative Names
Lars Fon Trier

Lars fon Trijer

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Lars Von Trier 1956-

Lars von Trier cinéaste

Lars von Trier Danish film director and screenwriter

Lars von Trier dansk filminstruktør

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Larss fon Trīrs kinorežisors

Laurentius von Trier

Nietzsche, Erik

Nietzsche, Erik 1956-

Trier, Lars

Trier, Lars 1956-

Trier Lars fon

Trier, Lars fon, 1956-

Trier, Lars von

Trieras Larsas fon

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

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Ларс фон Трієр данський кінорежисер та сценаріст

Лярс фон Трыер

Триер Л

Триер Л. 1956-

Триер Ларс фон

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-

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