DANCER IN THE DARK 

By Lars von Trier

FACTS

Title: DANCER IN THE DARK 
Original title: DANCER IN THE DARK
Director: Lars von Trier
Producers: Vibeke Windeløv 
Executive producers: Peter Aalbæk Jensen
Film status: Internationally Premiered
Cast: Bjørk, Cathrine Deneuve, David Morse
Genre: Drama
Duration: 139 min
Language: English
Country of origin: Denmark
Production Company: Zentropa Entertainments
Scriptwriter: Lars von Trier
Cinematographer: Robby Müller
Production year: 2000
Editor: Molly Malene Stensgård

Selma is a factory worker in rural America. She is losing her eyesight and her son needs an operation if not to suffer the same fate. When a neighbor accuses Selma of stealing, the drama of her life escalates.

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Festival overview

Cannes Film Festival
Awards: Golden Palms
2000-05-10

Bangkok International Film Festival
2001-11-16

Cairo International Film Festival
2000-02-23

Cape Town South African Doc. FF
2001-06-28

Cinequest Film Festival, SAN JOSE
2009-03-08

Damascus Int. FF
2003-05-09

Danish Bodil Award Show
2001-03-04

Danish Film Academy Award (Robert)
2001-02-04

Edinburgh Int. FF
2000-08-13

Ghent Danish Focus
2000-10-10

Haugesund Film Festival
2000-08-27

Karlovy Vary Int. FF
2000-07-05

Los Angeles Independent Spirit Awards
2001-03-25

Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage
2000-11-02

Moscow International Film Festival, Russia
2001-06-21

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

New York Film Festival (Tibecka)
2000-09-22

Pusan Film Festival
2000-10-06

Rio De Janerio Film festival
2000-10-05

Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival
2000-10-20

Sarajevo Film Festival
2000-08-18

Singapore Nordic Film Festival
2001-01-08

Tallinn Tarta, Black Nights FF
2000-12-03

Zagreb Motovun Film Festival
2000-08-01