Dancer in the dark
(DVD) 

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Published
Los Angeles, CA : Fine Line Features : Distributed by New Line Home Entertainment, c2001.
Format
DVD
ISBN
078063408X, 9780780634084
Physical Desc
1 DVD (approximately 141 min.) : color, sound ; 4 3/4 in. 
Rating
MPAA rating: Rated R.
Status
Lawson McGhee Library - Feature Films - Media collection
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Language
English
ISBN
078063408X, 9780780634084
UPC
794043519925

Notes

General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2000.
General Note
Special features: Audio commentaries [Filmmaker commentary by Lars von Trier, Vibeke Windeløv, Peter Hjorth, Per Kirkeby, Choreographer commentary by Vincent Paterson]; Documentaries [100 cameras: capturing Lars von Trier's vision (14 min.); Choreography: creating Vincent Paterson's dance sequences (24 min.)]; Alternate scenes (14 min.); Selmas' music [song-by-song access to the film]; Cast & crew filmographies [text feature]; Original theatrical trailer (3 min.).
Creation/Production Credits
Music composed by Björk ; choreographer and dance director, Vincent Paterson ; lyrics by Lars von Trier and Sjón Sigurdsson ; director of photography, Robby Müller ; editors, Molly Malene Stensgaard, François Gedigier.
Participants/Performers
Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Peter Stormare, Joel Grey, Cara Seymour, Vladica Kostic, Jean-Marc Barr, Vincent Paterson, Siobhan Fallon, Ẑeljko Ivanek, Udo Kier.
Description
Selma, a Czechoslovakian immigrant, is a single mother working in a factory in rural America circa 1964. She is also afflicted by a hereditary disease, which will cost her her sight. Determined to protect her 10-year-old son from the same fate, Selma is saving her money to get him an operation. In the evenings, Selma escapes by rehearsing for a production of The Sound of Music with her best friend. When a neighbor betrays her trust, Selma's life spirals out of control and the lines between reality and fantasy blur.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Rated R.
System Details
DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, DTS Surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo, widescreen presentation preserving original theatrical aspect ratio 2.40:1.
Language
Optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards
Cannes Film Festival, 2000: Palme d'Or (Lars von Trier) ; Best Actress (Björk).
Awards
Independent Spirit Awards, 2001: Best Foreign Film.

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Windeløv, V., Trier, L. v., Björk., Deneuve, C., Morse, D., Stormare, P., Grey, J., Barr, J., & Paterson, V. (2001). Dancer in the dark . Fine Line Features : Distributed by New Line Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Vibeke. Windeløv et al.. 2001. Dancer in the Dark. Los Angeles, CA: Fine Line Features : Distributed by New Line Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Vibeke. Windeløv et al.. Dancer in the Dark Los Angeles, CA: Fine Line Features : Distributed by New Line Home Entertainment, 2001.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Windeløv, Vibeke., et al. Dancer in the Dark Fine Line Features : Distributed by New Line Home Entertainment, 2001.

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