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Denmark drama 1996 color 153 min.
Director: Lars Von Trier
CLV: $69.95 - available
2 discs, catalog # CC1494L

This spellbinding drama from Danish filmmaker Lars Von Trier is a powerful allegory of love and faith. Spectacularly photographed, Breaking the Waves tells the story of free-spirited Bess (Emily Watson), and her unorthodox acts of devotion to her husband, Jan (Stellan Skarsgard). A simple, shocking tale that has created waves all over the world, Breaking the Waves is available only from the Criterion Collection in its uncut, director approved, European-release version.

Special Features:

    The Criterion Collection's director approved edition includes:
  • Four deleted scenes selected by Lars Von Trier
  • The complete European director's cut
  • A promo clip prepared by Lars Von Trier for the 1996 Cannes Film Festival
  • The U.S. theatrical trailer
  • Film transfer approved by Lars Von Trier

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