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Dancer in the dark

Author: Vibeke WindeløvLars von TrierBjörk.Catherine DeneuveDavid MorseAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Fine Line Features : Distributed by New Line Home Entertainment, ©2001.
Series: New Line platinum series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Musical films
Musical
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Vibeke Windeløv; Lars von Trier; Björk.; Catherine Deneuve; David Morse; Peter Stormare; Joel Grey; Jean-Marc Barr; Vincent Paterson; Fine Line Features.; Zentropa Entertainments 4 (Firm); Trust Film Svenska.; Film i Väst (Firm); Liberator Productions.; New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 078063408X 9780780634084
OCLC Number: 46539283
Language Note: Optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2000.
Special features: Audio commentaries [Filmmaker commentary by Lars von Trier, Vibeke Windeløv, Peter Hjorth, Per Kirkeby, Choreographer commentary by Vincent Paterson]; Documentaries [100 cameras: capturing Lars von Trier's vision (14 min.); Choreography: creating Vincent Paterson's dance sequences (24 min.)]; Alternate scenes (14 min.); Selmas' music [song-by-song access to the film]; Cast & crew filmographies [text feature]; Original theatrical trailer (3 min.).
Credits: Music composed by Björk ; choreographer and dance director, Vincent Paterson ; lyrics by Lars von Trier and Sjón Sigurdsson ; director of photography, Robby Müller ; editors, Molly Malene Stensgaard, François Gedigier.
Cast: Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Peter Stormare, Joel Grey, Cara Seymour, Vladica Kostic, Jean-Marc Barr, Vincent Paterson, Siobhan Fallon, Ẑeljko Ivanek, Udo Kier.
Awards: Winner, Palme d'Or-Lars von Trier, Best Actress-Björk, Cannes Film Festival 2000.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (141 min.) : col., sd. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, DTS Surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo, widescreen presentation preserving original theatrical aspect ratio 2.40:1.
Contents: 'Overture' --
Washington state, 1964 --
Gene --
Movie tin --
Happy --
Secrets --
Daydreaming --
Night shift --
'Cvalda' --
Dark walk home --
Stage entrance --
Let go --
'I've Seen It All' --
Desperation --
'Smith and Wesson (Scatterheart)' --
$2,056.10 --
Rehearsal --
'In the Musicals, Part 1' --
Trial --
'In the Musicals, Part 2' --
Verdict --
New information --
'My Favorite Things' --
Deal --
Jeff --
Time --
'107 Steps' --
On the gallows --
'Next to Last Song' --
'New World'.
Series Title: New Line platinum series.
Responsibility: presented by Fine Line Features, Zentropa Entertainments4, Trust Film Svenska, Film I Våst, and Liberator Productions ; written and directed by Lars von Trier ; produced by Vibeke Windeløv.

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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.

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