Anomalous Material: Melancholia Review

Max Urai writes:

"Melancholia is in many ways a departure for Lars von Trier. The emotional sledgehammer of his previous work is replaced here by a more lyrical, existential sadness, paying more debt to Bergman’s The Seventh Seal than to the self-chastising naturalism of Dogme 95. It’s telling that instead of ending on an act of violence, it concludes on a small moment of tenderness."

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