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A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town is two-faced and offers to harbor Grace as long as she can make it worth their effort, so Grace works hard under the employ of various townspeople to win their favor. Tensions flare, however, and Grace's status as a helpless o...

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Directed by

Lars von Trier

Written by

Lars von Trier (Screenplay)

Runtime

178 minutes

Country

United Kingdom, Germany, France, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands

Language

English

Tagline

A quiet little town not far from here.

Cast

Keywords

village life friendship mountain bondage bank robber blackmail american dream rape police slavery exploitation rocky mountains refugee hoodlum mountain village last judgment physical work woman martyr wanted poster forced labour recession

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Lists

#381 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#15 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#76 on The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films BBC