Melancholia is a science fiction art film written and directed by Lars von Trier and starring Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alexander Skarsgård, Cameron Spurr, and Kiefer Sutherland. The film's story revolves around two sisters, one of whom is preparing to marry just before a rogue planet is about to collide with. It was influenced by his own "melancholia", of which he suffered when working on this project. I, for one saw solid acting and great directing from a person who carefully observes and understands human interaction. For me it works. This movie is by no means perfect but it was thought provoking, and heart touching and. Nov 9, Lars von Trier's "Melancholia" opens with music from Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde," mourning and apocalyptic, and disturbing images of a world not right. The bride is Justine (Kirsten Dunst). Every moment is saturated with the common knowledge that Earth is about to collide with an.
Nov 10, So “Melancholia” is emphatically not what anyone would call a feel-good movie, and yet it nonetheless leaves behind a glow of aesthetic satisfaction. Total obliteration happens on an intimate scale, and the all-encompassing, metaphysical nature of the drama leaves room for gentleness as well as operatic . Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgård) are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and brother-in-law (Kiefer Sutherland). Meanwhile, the planet, Melancholia, is heading towards Earth Melancholia is a psychological disaster movie from director. There will be time to talk at greater length and in greater detail about Lars von Trier's new film, “Melancholia,” when it goes into theatrical release on November But since it's playing at the New York Film Festival today and will be available nationwide on video-on-demand as of this coming Friday, the time is right to say, .