Film Scouts on the Riviera 2000

Dancer in the Dark

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In Lars Von Trier's musical drama "Dancer in the Dark",a young Czech immigrant (played by Icelandic songbird Björk) moves to America in the 1960's. She finds escape from her mundane life as a factory worker and single mother in the Hollywood musicals that she loves. Her ability to get lost in the magic of these films whisks her away from her hard life. Things take a dark turn as it is found that she and her 10-year-old son both suffer from a condition that may eventually make them lose their eyesight. She must try to get enough money to get the operation that can save their eyesight.

Film synopsis written for Film Scouts by Thom Bennett

Directed by: Lars von Trier
Written by: Lars von Trier
Starring: Stellan Skarsgård, Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Marc Barr, Zeljko Ivanek, Peter Stormare, Udo Kier, David Morse, Cara Seymour, Björk, Vladan Kostig
Original Music by: Björk, Mark Bell
Cinematography by: Robby Müller, Lars von Trier

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