Assistive Technologies


2hrs 15mins
Directed by
Lars von Trier
Kirsten Dunst,
Charlotte Gainsbourg,
Kiefer Sutherland

Danish provocateur Lars von Trier’s sci fi opus stars Kirsten Dunst and Charlotte Gainsbourg as two sisters who find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.

Justine (Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgård) celebrate their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of Justine’s sister Claire (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...

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