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A planet hurtles toward a collision course with Earth. Two sisters, one of them trying to recover from a heavy bout of depression and a failed marriage, cope with their destiny in very different ways. One of Lars Von Trier’s most accessible films, MELANCHOLIA is surprisingly moving sci-fi breakthrough, a look at the implications of catastrophe in the lives of a family trapped by forces beyond their control.

This movie is presented as part of a French Cinema Series sponsored by the Montclair Branch of



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We are requesting basic food items to supplement the pantry once the holiday rush is over — specifically: breakfast cereal, canned fruit, canned soups and canned tuna. Please check expiration dates as they cannot accept expired food.

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  • Genre

    Fiction, Drama, Women's Interest, Science Fiction, Feature Film

  • Runtime

    135 min

  • Section

    FIAF Salutes Charlotte Gainsbourg

  • Release Year


  • Director

    Lars von Trier

  • Producer

    Meta Louise Foldager Sørensen, Louise Vesth

  • Cast

    Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kirsten Dunst, Alexander Skarsgård

  • Country