Not Rated | | Drama, Horror
A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
According to Lars von Trier, he tried his best to make a horror film but did not succeed and the same happened to him before when he tried to make a musical and the result was Dancer in the Dark (2000).
Exposure. That's the only thing that works. Everything else is just talk. You have to have to courage to stay in the situation that frightens. And then you'll learn that fear isn't dangerous.
When the baby falls from the window at the start of the film, we see him standing on the windowsill looking out onto the street before it cuts to him falling, looking into the house, as if he were to have turned 180 degrees in virtually no time at all.
€122,895 (Italy) (24 May 2009)
$397,070 (USA) (13 December 2009)
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