BREAKING THE WAVES 

By Lars von Trier

FACTS

Title: BREAKING THE WAVES 
Original title: BREAKING THE WAVES 
Director: Lars von Trier
Cast: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge
Genre: Drama
Duration: 158 min
Language: English
Country of origin: Denmark
Scriptwriter: Lars von Trier (David Pirie, Peter Asmussen) 
Producers: Vibeke Windeløv, Peter Aalbæk-Jensen 
Production year: 1996
Executive producers: Lars Jönsson
Local release: 01-01-1996
Film status: Internationally Premiered

Naive young Bess falls in love with oil-rig worker and man-of-the-world Jan. When an accident renders Jan paralysed he is worried that Bess will no longer lead a normal life and convinces her to take a lover.

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Beirut EU Film Festival
1998-11-18

Belgrade International Film Festival
1997-01-31

Berlin European Film Academy Awards
1996-10-04

Brussels Dogma Non Dogma
2000-03-23

Brussels International Film Festival
1998-03-13

Budapest European Film Week
1996-12-05

Cairo International Film Festival
2000-11-07

Cannes Film Festival
1996-05-09

Edinburgh Int. FF
1996-08-11

Göteborg Int. Filmfestival
1997-01-31

Haifa Int. Film Festival
1996-09-28

Halifax Atlantic FF
1996-09-20

Hanoi Int. FF
1998-10-31

Haugesund Film Festival
1996-08-16

Havana Int. FF of New Latin Cinema
1996-12-03

Helsinki Film Festival
1996-06-12

Karlovy Vary Int. FF
1996-07-05

Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum
2004-11-11

Ljubljana Int. FF
1996-11-04

Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage
1998-11-05

Mexico EU Film Festival
2003-08-03

Montreal World FF
1996-08-22

New Delhi int. Film Festival of India
2003-10-09

New York Danish Wave
1999-09-10

New York Film Critic Awards
1996-12-12

New York Film Festival (Tibecka)
1996-09-27

Nordic Film Festival Rouen
1997-03-13

Oscar Awards
1997-11-15

Paris Danish Film Week
2002-07-02

Puerto Rico International Film Festival
1996-11-13

Pusan Film Festival
1996-09-18

Sarajevo Film Festival
1996-09-10

Singapore International Film Festival
1997-04-04

Stockholm International Film Festival
1996-11-10

Toronto Film Festival
1996-09-05

Valladolid intl. Film Festival
1996-10-18

Vancouver International Film Festival
1996-10-04

Vienna FF
1996-10-18

Vilnius Nordic Cultural Festival
1997-04-18

Warsaw Film Festival
1998-11-20

Washington Nationnordic filmal Gallery of Art
2004-01-10