Melancholia

(2011)

Genres: Drama, Sci-Fi

Review: Melancholia

What our critics thought of Melancholia

Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Mesmerizing.

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Christy Lemire
Devastatingly beautiful.

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Melancholia
Lars von Trier's "Melancholia" opens with music from Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde," mourning and apocalyptic, and disturbing images of a world not right. A woman dressed as a bride runs through a forest whose branches seem to grab at her in a Disney nightmare. …Read Full Review
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun Times - 11/09/2011

'Melancholia' Review: Depression Has Never Looked So Gorgeous
Depression finally seems to have brought out the best in Lars von Trier: "Melancholia" is his strongest work in a while, a devastatingly beautiful, operatic mixture of all his signature themes and visual schemes. …Read Full Review
Christy Lemire - The Associated Press - 11/09/2011