Trailer Watch: Melancholia faces the End of the World

Melancholia seems to be something out of the end of the world complex.

Lars Von Trier feels like he wants go mainstream with his new End of the World film. The film features a strong star cast with the beautiful Kirsten Dunst and she will be joined by Kiefer Southerland, John Hurt and Charlotte Gainsbourg.

Melancholia from Zentropa on Vimeo.

The film is set during the marriage of Justine played by Dunst to Michael played by Alexander Skarsgard, but while small domestic dramas are playing themeselves out, a mysterious planet is also making its ominous way towards earth.

The film looks like Lars Von Trier is still high on the seminal work by Tarkovsky. He is trying to get the apocalypse right this time around. He will be showcasing this film once again on his infamous banner Zentropa. Lars Von Trier has called this film as being about two sister and a planet.

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John has a keen sense of what ticks in the world of film. He can also be seen in three distinct short film titled Woken Shell, The Tea Shop in the Moon and The Waiting. Cinema has been the basic diet he has been on for the last 10 years. His personality can be judged by the choices of his films.


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