Movie Details & Credits
Release Date: May 17, 2000 | Lantia Cinema & Audiovisivi, Fine Line Features, Zentropa Entertainments, Danmarks Radio (DR), SVT Drama, ARTE, Memfis Film, France 3 Cinéma, Angel films, TV 1000, Constantin Film Produktion, Yleisradio (YLE), Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Blind Spot Pictures, Vrijzinnig Protestantse Radio Omroep (VPRO), Liberator Productions, Icelandic Film, Pain Unlimited GmbH Filmproduktion, Trust Film Svenska, Cinematograph A/S, What Else? B.V, Filmek A/S, Film4 Productions, Canal+, ARTE France Cinéma, Film i Väst
Summary: Selma, a Czech immigrant on the verge of blindness, struggles to make ends meet for herself and her son, who has inherited the same genetic disorder and will suffer the same fate without an expensive operation. When life gets too difficult, Selma learns to cope through her love of musicals, escaping life's troubles - even if just for a moment - by dreaming up little numbers to the rhythmic beats of her surroundings.
Director: Lars von Trier
Runtime: 2 h 20 min