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Generally favorable reviews - based on 40 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 378 Ratings

Summary: In this beautiful movie about the end of the world, Justine and Michael are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister Claire, and brother-in-law John. Despite Claire's best efforts, the wedding is a fiasco, with family tensions mounting and relationships fraying. Meanwhile, a planet called Melancholia is heading directly towards Earth. (Magnolia Pictures)

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Runtime: 137 mins
Rating: Rated R for some graphic nudity,sexual content and language.
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Production: Canal+
Genres: Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller
Countries: Germany, France, Italy, Denmark, Sweden
Home Release Date: Mar 13, 2012
Director Credit
Lars von Trier Director
Writer Credit
Lars von Trier Writer
Cast Credit
Alexander Skarsgård Michael
Brady Corbet Tim
Cameron Spurr Leo
Charlotte Gainsbourg Claire
Charlotte Rampling Gaby
Jesper Christensen Little Father
John Hurt Dexter
Kiefer Sutherland John
Kirsten Dunst Justine
Stellan Skarsgård Jack
Udo Kier Wedding Planner
Producer Credit
Bettina Brokemper Co-Producer
Lars Jönsson Co-Producer
Louise Vesth Producer
Madeleine Ekman Co-Producer
Marianne Jul Hansen Line Producer
Marianne Slot Co-Producer
Meta Louise Foldager Producer
Peter Aalbæk Jensen Executive Producer
Peter Garde Executive Producer
Tomas Eskilsson Co-Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: