Film: MELANCHOLIA (2011)


Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

In this visually stunning psychological disaster film from director Lars von Trier, Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgård) celebrate 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…

Directed by Lars von Trier
Rated R, 136 minutes

Sabrina Ferri, Assistant Professor of Italian, will introduce the 6:30 pm screening on Thursday, February 16th.

Melancholia will be screened at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. on February 16 & 17, and 18 at 6:00 and 9:00 pm in the Browning Cinema.

Melancholia from Zentropa on Vimeo.