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2011-05-26 | Drama / Science Fiction

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Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.
Director: Lars von Trier
Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg

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35 wins 127 nominations
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    Palme d'Or

  • Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

    Best Actress


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Melancholia FAQ

The director of Melancholia is Lars von Trier.
The runtime of Melancholia is 135 minutes.
Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth..
The genre of Melancholia is Drama,Science Fiction.
The casts of Melancholia are Kirsten Dunst starring as Justine, Charlotte Gainsbourg starring as Claire, Kiefer Sutherland starring as John, Charlotte Rampling starring as Gaby, John Hurt starring as Dexter, Alexander Skarsgård starring as Michael.
The release date of Melancholia is May 26, 2011.
The production budget of Melancholia was 7,400,000 USD.
The certification of Melancholia is R.
The revenue of Melancholia was 15,946,321 USD.
On July 30, 2021, there were 5306 public reaction to Melancholia including engulfing, leaving imprint, melancholic, melancholy mood, fatalistic.
On July 30, 2021, the IMDB rating of Melancholia is 7.2/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 80/100, Metacritic rating is 80/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.