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Dancer in the Dark

2000-06-30 | Drama / Crime
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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
Stars: Björk, Catherine Deneuve

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Dancer in the Dark FAQ

The release date of Dancer in the Dark is June 30, 2000.
The genre of Dancer in the Dark is Drama,Crime.
The full version of Dancer in the Dark is provided by Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Hoopla , FandangoNOW , Vudu , Microsoft Store
The runtime of Dancer in the Dark is 141 minutes.
The director of Dancer in the Dark is Lars von Trier.
The revenue of Dancer in the Dark was 40,031,879 USD.
The production budget of Dancer in the Dark was 12,800,000 USD.
On June 11, 2021, there were 5290 public reaction to Dancer in the Dark including for pandemic era, more rewarding, female lead cast, build a scene, emotionally charging.
On June 11, 2021, the IMDB rating of Dancer in the Dark is 8.0/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 69/100, Metacritic rating is 61/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
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..
The certification of Dancer in the Dark is R.
The casts of Dancer in the Dark are Björk starring as Selma Jezkova, Catherine Deneuve starring as Kathy, David Morse starring as Bill Houston, Peter Stormare starring as Jeff, Joel Grey starring as Oldrich Novy, Cara Seymour starring as Linda Houston.
Dancer in the Dark won 2000 Cannes Film Festival, 2001 ASECAN, 2001 Awards of the Japanese Academy, 2001 Blue Ribbon Awards, 2001 Bodil Awards, 2001 Danish Film Awards (Robert), 2001 Film Independent Spirit Awards, 2001 Goya Awards, 2001 Online Film & Television Association, 2001 Online Film Critics Society Awards and 9 others.