Breaking The Waves 1996

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Bess is determined to make Jan happy and to prove to God that she loves him, but she soon loses control of her actions. Eurimages Production Company. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Poul Erik Andersen Carpenter. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. Rasmus Heisterberg Runner. Foxguild Video Distributor Video-Uk.

Leo Jorgart Construction Manager. Carl-Ulrik Munch Andersen Other. Most believable performance as a blind person? Bodil Award for Best Danish Film. Ronnie McKellaig as Precentor.

Ray Jeffries as Man on Bus. There is no other film I have sat through that conducts such a unique and harrowing emotional rollercoaster ride. The most exceptional piece of acting comes from Emily Watson, making her screen debut.

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Bess has difficulty living without Jan when he is away on the oil platform. Dorota Boroska Make-Up Assistant. Suddenly Jan has an accident on the rig and is returned to her, paralysed from the neck down. European Film Award for Best Film.

Peter Aalbaek Jensen Producer. Det Danske Filmstudie Studio.

Robby Muller Director Of Photography. Create Account Learn More.

Breaking the Waves

King of the Monsters Debate. The film is an international co-production led by von Trier's Danish company Zentropa. The film contains many surprising revelations, including a cosmic one at the end, which I will leave you to discover for yourself. Please enter your information below to create your own personal account with tcm.

He urges Bess to find another lover and tell him the details, as it will be as if they are together and will revitalize his spirits. You will receive an email shortly to confirm your email address. When Jan returns to the oil-rig, Bess misses him terribly and prays fervently to God to bring him home.

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Lars Wodschow Trailer Editor. Each of these chapters is filmed with a motionless camera, but features movement in the panorama. This motif continues in his later films, except for the comedy The Boss of It All. Bess, on the other hand, sees it as an expression of her devotion to Jan that even God won't be able to ignore.

Nanny Mainland-Hansen Production Assistant. Niklas Hansen Trailer Editor. October Films Production Company.

Ricki Rasmussen Runner Scotland. The movie takes place in the s, in a remote northern Scottish village. Danish Broadcasting Corporation Production Company.

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Owen Kavanagh as Man at Lighthouse. Thomas Helm Camera Assistant.

Breaking the Waves controversially connects religion with eroticism. Nevertheless, one direction kiss you music video mp4 Breaking the Waves is an absolutely remarkable film. Breaking the Waves marked an important change in focus for Lars von Trier.

Shortly thereafter, Jan is injured in an accident that leaves him paralyzed. Bob Docherty as Man on Boat. Karl Juliusson Art Director. Each chapter begins with a different impressionistically filmed panorama title frame featuring early s rock music interludes. Sveriges Television Svt Production Company.

Ghita Norrekjaer Production Accounts. Zentropa Entertainment Production Company. He is paralyzed from the neck down, and the local doctor tells Bess he may never walk again. Julien Nardin Foley Artist.

The low-res look of the scenes was obtained by transferring the film to video, and then back to film again. Unbeknownst to the church elders, Jan and his friends have substituted bags of sand for Bess's body inside the sealed coffin. Issues of faith, devotion, sexuality and divine intervention are at the center of this daring and provocative piece that placed writer-director Lars von Trier on the international map. The next day, Jan is severely injured in an industrial accident and is flown back to the mainland. The raw, documentary style that I imposed on the film, which actually dissolves and contradicts it, means that we can accept the story as it is.