Melancholia - Movie Synopsis & Plot
In this beautiful movie about the end of the world, Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgård) are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister Claire (Charlotte Gainsbourg), and brother-in-law John (Kiefer Sutherland). 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… MELANCHOLIA is a psychological disaster film from director Lars von Trier.
In the apocalyptic drama Melancholia, the latest movie from eccentric yet innovative filmmaker Lars von Trier, the lives of two sisters are turned upside down as a rogue planet threatens to destroy Earth. Beautiful, crisp and dreamlike, the movie is unlike any Lars von Trier movie seen before, but, unfortunately, unlike his other films, it's surprisingly flat.
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