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The Element of Crime

Forbrydelsens element

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Directed by Lars von Trier
Denmark, Sweden, 1984
Drama, History

Synopsis

Lars von Trier’s stunning debut film is the story of Fisher, an exiled ex-cop who returns to his old beat to catch a serial killer with a taste for young girls.

Synopsis

Lars von Trier’s stunning debut film is the story of Fisher, an exiled ex-cop who returns to his old beat to catch a serial killer with a taste for young girls.

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The Element of CrimeDirected byLars von Trier

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1984 | Winner: Technical Grand Prize
1984 | Nominee: Palme d'Or
Chicago International Film Festival
1984 | Winner: Best Feature Film (Silver Hugo)

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