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Dancer in the Dark

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Directed by Lars von Trier
Denmark, Argentina, 2000
Musical, Drama, History, Music, Avant-Garde

Synopsis

Selma, an immigrant and single mother in rural America, is losing her eyesight and her son Gene stands to suffer the same fate. Her only salvation is her passion for music. When a desperate neighbor falsely accuses Selma of stealing his savings, the drama of her life escalates to a tragic finale.

Synopsis

Selma, an immigrant and single mother in rural America, is losing her eyesight and her son Gene stands to suffer the same fate. Her only salvation is her passion for music. When a desperate neighbor falsely accuses Selma of stealing his savings, the drama of her life escalates to a tragic finale.

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Dancer in the DarkDirected byLars von Trier

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2000 | 2 wins including: Palme d'Or
Academy Awards
2001 | Nominee: Best Music, Original Song
Independent Spirit Awards
2001 | Winner: Best Foreign Film

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