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First Clip from Lars Von Trier’s Melancholia

Collider says:

What better way could there be to celebrate a Wednesday than by watching a deeply depressing clip from an upcoming movie? And what filmmaker could fuel that mid-week depression better than Lars Von Trier? The eccentric Danish Dogme founder will be making his regular appearance at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival this year with his latest feature Melancholia, and will inevitably cause a media shitstorm of controversy as he does every time he walks the Croisette.

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Crazay4732d ago

Lars Von Trier is a strange man. If anyone here saw Antichrist you can attest to his tone and subject matter. I'm not sold on seeing this as of yet, but since I know it's probably going to have something that makes people crazy with it's subject matter or visions, I'll end up checking it out eventually.

alycakes4732d ago

Yes it does sound depressing doesn't it? Maybe when it hits the dvd stage.


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Jacky Petters from Film Takeout writes:

"Lars von Trier was influenced to make this film after a depressive episode he experienced. So why would anybody want to watch a daunting film that revolves closely around depression and doomsday? Because sometimes it’s nice to escape the sappy bullshit we sometimes kid ourselves with. And with the help of cinematographer Manuel Alberto Claro, von Trier successfully exposed a common issue and fear among people in the most beautiful and poetic way possible."

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