R | | Crime, Drama
A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits the town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away.
During production, Lars von Trier and Nicole Kidman would go hiking in the snow together and drive around in Trier's camper van, and he would challenge her with questions on her religion, her philosophies, and her ideas about life.
This is the sad tale of the township of Dogville. Dogville was in the Rocky Mountains in the US of A, up here where the road came to its definitive end, near the entrance to the old abandoned silver mine. The residents of Dogville were good honest ...
When Jack McKay admits that he is blind, he says "In Switzerland they call it the Alpengulen." It's in fact called Alpenglühen.
Closing credits play over photographs depicting crime and poverty in the United States.
$44,589 (Belgium) (23 May 2003)
$1,530,386 (USA) (13 June 2004)