Posted on 09 April 2011
Filed under: Trailers and Clips, Movie News, Cinematical
Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier
goes mainstream -- well, as much as the determinedly indie director ever would -- in the trailer for his new all-star film. "A beautiful film about the end of the world," is the tag line for 'Melancholia,' which stars Kirsten Dunst
, Kiefer Sutherland, John Hurt and Charlotte Gainsbourg.
The setting is the marriage Justine (Dunst) to Michael ('True Blood's Alexander Skarsgard), but while small domestic dramas are playing themselves out, a mysterious planet is also making its ominous way towards earth.
'Armageddon,' this is not. The mood seems, well, melancholic, with swings toward soap-opera-ish high drama. Last year
, von Trier described the film only as being "about two sisters and a planet." Continue Reading