Breaking the Waves

Love is a mighty power.

Breaking the Waves (1996)

DramaRomance

In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for living.

Director: Lars von Trier

Release Date: 1996-05-13
Status: Released
Run time: 159 min / 2:39
Revenue: $3,803,298
Production Companies : Trust Film, Danish Film Institute
Production Countries: Denmark, France, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden

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Emily Watson
Bess McNeill
Stellan Skarsgård
Jan Nyman
Katrin Cartlidge
Dodo McNeill
Jean-Marc Barr
Terry
Adrian Rawlins
Dr. Richardson
Jonathan Hackett
Priest
Sandra Voe
Mother
Udo Kier
Sadistic Sailor
Mikkel Gaup
Pits
Roef Ragas
Pim
Robert Robertson
Chairman
Phil McCall
Grandfather
Desmond Reilly
An Elder
Sarah Gudgeon
Sybilla
Finlay Welsh
Coroner
David Gallacher
Glasgow Doctor
Ray Jeffries
Man on Bus
Owen Kavanagh
Man at Lighthouse
Bob Docherty
Man on Boat
David Bateson
Young Sailor

Crew

Directing Lars von Trier Director
Writing Lars von Trier Author
Writing Peter Asmussen Author
Camera Robby Müller Director of Photography
Editing Anders Refn Editor
Production Peter Aalbæk Jensen Producer
Sound Joachim Holbek Original Music Composer
Production Joyce Nettles Casting
Production Job Gosschalk Casting
Camera Jean-Paul Meurisse Director of Photography
Camera Eric Kress Director of Photography

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