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Breaking The Waves [VHS] [1996]

4.1 out of 5 stars 86 customer reviews

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  • Actors: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge, Jean-Marc Barr, Adrian Rawlins
  • Directors: Lars von Trier
  • Writers: Lars von Trier, David Pirie, Peter Asmussen
  • Producers: Axel Helgeland, Lars Jönsson, Marianne Slot, Peter Aalbæk Jensen
  • Format: PAL, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Classification: 18
  • Studio: Pathe
  • VHS Release Date: 1 Oct. 1999
  • Run Time: 153 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 86 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B00004CUXO
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 457,166 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)
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In 1970's Scotland, young Bess meets and falls in love with oil rig worker Jan. Despite opposition they marry, and when Jan returns to the rigs Bess counts the days until his return. After Jan is paralysed in an accident, he urges Bess to take a lover and relate their sexual acts to him. The soundtrack includes music by David Bowie and T-Rex.

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Set in an unmercifully rugged, coastal village in Scotland in the 1970s, this extraordinary film by Lars von Trier stars British actress Emily Watson as a naive girl named Bess, who holds regular conversations with God and whose pure and intensely personal faith is hardly tolerated by the gruesome Calvinist elders of her church. Bess marries an oil-rig worker (Stellan Skarsgård) and comes to believe that erotic discovery is a part of God's grand plan. But after her spouse is hurt in an accident, she decides that divine instruction is leading her towards the life of a prostitute--with disastrous but somehow beautiful results. Von Trier (The Idiots, Dancer in the Dark) has made a wonderful, entirely unexpected and rigourous work of discovery in this film, with a formal visual design that recalls classic films by Carl Theodor Dreyer and Robert Bresson. Watson is a phenomenon, her wide-eyed wonder at the world as God's handiwork is a breathtaking portrayal of conviction. --Tom Keogh, Amazon.com


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