A troubled and solitary woman who suffers from an acute light sensitivity summons the strength to escape her persistent trials; however, the fateful morning which is only hours away, still seems so distant and pale. Can she take the step?
A young artist of Jewish descent has shunned his heritage. He has arrived at the realization that he is alone, doubting humanity's willingness to extend help to one another. He has been ... See full summary »
Lars von Trier
Lars von Trier,
Lars von Trier is probably the most original and influential Danish director since Carl Theodor Dreyer. Most people have seen "Europa", "Dogville", "The Boss of it All", "Breaking the Waves" and other films he made, and his Dogme95 camera style is frequently used in films by many directors as a cost-saving technique. Most people don't know,but he made his directorial "debut" at the age of 11- with "The Trip to Squashland", a 2 minute stop-motion cardboard animation musical about about (I think) a super-sausage that saves rescues a bunny. Although frankly stupid and pointless, it shows some talent that will come into play about 10 years later when Trier made his college short "The Orchid Gardener", his graduation film "Images of a Relief", and the masterpieces we all (or at least some of us) know and love. Will I recommend Lars von Trier's first film? Yes, but not because of quality, rather because of the historical value. Hey, it's only 2 minutes.
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