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Dancer in the Dark (2000)

9.0

Rated by 2 people

Plot  The film is set in Washington state in 1964 and focuses on Selma Ježková, a Czech immigrant who has moved to the United States with her son, Gene Ježek. They live a life of poverty as Selma works at a factory with her good friend Kathy, whom she nicknames Cvalda (which means "chubby" in Czech). She rents a trailer home on the property of town policeman Bill Houston and his wife Linda. She is also pursued by the shy but persistent Jeff who also works at the factory.

What no one in Selma's life knows is that she has a hereditary degenerative disease which is gradually causing her to go blind. She has been saving up every penny that she makes (in a candy tin in her kitchen) to pay for an operation which will prevent her young son from suffering the same fate. To escape the misery of her daily life Selma accompanies Cvalda to the local cinema where together they watch fabulous Hollywood musicals (or more accurately, Selma listens as Cvalda describes them to her, to the annoyance o...
  

Director(s)

Lars von Trier

Cast

Björk
Selma Ježková
Catherine Deneuve
Catherine Deneuve
Kathy
David Morse
David Morse
Bill Houston
Peter Stormare
Peter Stormare
Jeff
Jean-Marc Barr
Norman
Joel Grey
Old?ich Nový
Cara Seymour
Linda Houston
Siobhan Fallon Hogan
Brenda
Željko Ivanek
District attorney
Udo Kier
Dr. Pokorný
Jens Albinus
Morty
Stellan Skarsgård
Stellan Skarsgård
The doctor

Others

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Updates

  nsvn rated Dancer in the Dark (2000) with 9.0 stars / 01.02.2016

  Bultan added Dancer in the Dark (2000) to favorites / 30.04.2015

  Bultan rated Dancer in the Dark (2000) with 9.0 stars / 30.04.2015



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