[DEN,SWE,FRA,NETHERLANDS,NORWAY] Breaking The Waves , 1996
Director Lars Von Trier
Cast Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge, Jean-Marc Barr, Adrian Rawlins, Jonathan Hackett, Sandra Voe, Udo Kier
Length 152 min
Languages Mono: English, Spanish
When Bess, a naive young woman, marries Jan, a handsome oil-rig worker, she experiences passion and physical pleasure that she never imagined. Their bliss is cut short when an accident on the rig leaves Jan paralyzed. Believing he will never make love to Bess again, he tells her to take other lovers, convincing her that this will help his recovery. Bess is sent spiraling into a world of dark emotions she cannot understand. Remarkable performances by Emily Watson, Katrin Cartlidge and Stellan Skarsgard leave an indelible impression on your heart.
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