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Melancholia

Lars von Trier, Denmark, 2011

130 min.DK/Feature

Justine and Michael are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister and brother-in-law. Meanwhile, the planet, Melancholia, is heading towards Earth...
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Library
Danish title Melancholia
Director Lars von Trier
Screenplay Lars von Trier
Producer Meta Louise Foldager Sørensen, Louise Vesth
Director of Photography Manuel Alberto Claro
Editor Molly Malene Stensgaard
Production designer Jette Lehmann
Casting Pär Brundin, Des Hamilton
Appearances Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alexander Skarsgård, Brady Corbet
Production country Denmark,Sweden,France,Germany,Italy
Production companies Zentropa Entertainments, Memfis Film
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Biografdistribution
International sale TrustNordisk / Filmbyen 22 / 2650 Hvidovre / t +45 3686 8788 / f +45 3677 4448 / info@trustnordisk.com / www.trustnordisk.com
Festival information Danish Film Institute
Technical info 35 mm, 1,85:1 - Widescreen, Dolby SR
Danish theatrical release 26.05.2011
Cinemas Dagmar, Palads, Vester Vov Vov, Albertslund Biograferne, Grand, Gladsaxe Bio, Værløse Bio, BioCity (Tåstrup), Birkerød Bio, Park Bio, Gentofte Kino, Empire, Kinopalæet (Lyngby), Falkoner samt 43 biografer i provinsen
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DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 15

Companies

Production companies Zentropa Entertainments, Memfis Film
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Biografdistribution

Direction

Direction Lars von Trier
Assisting director Anders Refn
1st assistant director Pontus Klänge
1st assistant director Jonas Eskilsson
Casting Pär Brundin
Casting Des Hamilton
Extras coordinator Fredrik Fornänger
Continuity Christina Braun
Director: 2. unit Peter Hjorth
2nd assistant director Jonas Eskilsson
P.A. to von Trier Heine Kaarsberg
Casting: Extras Pär Brundin
Casting: Extras Fredrik Fornänger
Consigliere Paul Schwartzman

Script

Storyboard Sune Elskær
Script supervisor Vinca Wiedemann
Script consultant Jenle Hallund
Research: Planets and stars Sybille Hildebrandt
Research: Planets and stars Uffe Graae Jørgensen
Research: Planets and stars Michael J.D. Linden-Vørnle
Script Lars von Trier

Production

Producer Meta Louise Foldager Sørensen
Producer Louise Vesth
Executive producer Peter Aalbæk Jensen
Executive producer Peter Garde
Co-producer Lars Jönsson
Co-producer Madeleine Ekman
Co-producer Marianne Slot
Co-producer Bettina Brokemper
Producer's assistant Heine Kaarsberg
Producer's assistant Lasse Andersen
Producer's assistant Katrine A. Sahlstrøm
Producer's assistant Signe Iarussi
Producer's assistant Anders Wøldike Schmith
Line producer Marianne Jul Hansen
Production assistant Mads Jokum Predbjørn Jørgensen
Production assistant Judith Katzeff
Production assistant Mirella Friis
Production assistant Charlotte Jul Hansen
Production manager Jessica Balac
Production manager Maj-Britt Paulmann
Production coordinator Klas Ankelstam
Location manager Alexander Jönsson
Assistant location manager Alexander Hylander
Post-producton coordinator Morten Arnoldus
Post-production supervisor Charlotte Buch
Co-producer assistant (France) Samantha Baudier
Co-producer assistant: Ger Matthias Krause
Assistant (Kirsten Dunst) Elizabeth Donohue
P.A. to Kirsten Dunst Mattias Tenberg
P.A. to Kiefer Sutherland Lina Engborg
P.A. to Charlotte Gainsbourg Pernilla Appelqvist
Post-producton coordinator Signe Rørne
Lab coordinator Charlotte Sommer

Cinematography

Director of Photography Manuel Alberto Claro
1st assistant camera Carl Rasmussen
2nd camera operator Anna Lundin
DIT Esben Frese
Additional photography Peter Hjorth
Focus puller Calle Rasmussen
Phantom camera operator Luca Oltenau
Phantom camera operator Olle Asplund
1st assistant camera Anna Lundin
1st assistant camera Olle Asplund
Key grip Ronald Holmberg
Camera trainee Josef Atlestam
35 mm transfer Lars "Lalo" Werner
Arri laser operator Henning Lind Eriksen

Stills

Stills Christian Geisnæs

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Aslak Lytthans
Best boy Tobias Henriksson

Editing

1st assistant editor Anders Refn
Assistant editor Morten Højbjerg
Avid assistant Emil Andersson
Avid assistant Mikael Ib Hansen
Editing coordinator Morten Arnoldus
Assistant editor Mikael Reidar
Editing Molly Malene Stensgaard

Music

Composer Lars von Trier

Production design

Production design Jette Lehmann
Production designer Simone Grau Roney
Property master Jesper Lorents
Set dresser Louise Drake
Property assistant Cayetanah Cuyas
Property assistant Anton Wennerberg

Wardrobe

Costume on set Mia Andersson
Costume on set Anna Ågren
Seamstress Margrethe Rasmussen
Wardrobe Manon Rasmussen

Makeup

Chief makeup artist Linda Boije af Gennäs
Chief makeup artist Dennis Knudsen

Sound

Sound design Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen
Boom operator Ivan Dumas
Sound engineer André Rigaut
Assistant Sigrid D.P.A. Jensen
Dialogue editor Anne Jensen
Dialogue mixer Anne Jensen
Foley recordist Hans Møller
Foley artist Julien Naudin
ADR recording: New York Coll Anderson
Sound assistant Per Dybdal Jensen
Sound assistant Sigrid D.P.A. Jensen

Special effects

Special effects Hummer Højmark
SFX floor manager Christian Kitter
SFX pyro technician Søren Skov Haraldsted
SFX technician Carl-Oscar Højmark
SFX technician Svante Hildesson
SFX technician Morten Asmussen
SFX assistant Kim Asmussen

Visual effects

VFX supervisor Peter Hjorth
VFX producer Karen Maarbjerg
VFX executive producer Sebastian Leutner
VFX executive producer Thilo Kuther
VFX executive producer Christian Vogt
VFX producer Sabrina Gerhardt
VFX supervisor Sven Martin
VFX coordinator Oliver Arnold
VFX coordinator Franzi Puppe
CG lead artist Max Riess
Compositing Miguel Diaz
Compositing Travis Nobles
Compositing Niko Junge
CGI effects Pieter Mentz
CGI effects Thomas Kleylein
Simulation Pieter Mentz
Simulation Thomas Kleylein
Matchmover Johannes Weiss
Matchmover Dominik Mueller
Concept design Sven Sauer
VFX executive producer Jaroslaw Sawko
VFX executive producer Piotr Sikora
VFX producer Katarzyna Jarzyna
VFX supervisor Jakub Knapik
VFX assistant Urszula Piekarska
Compositing Robert Bielecki
Compositing Tadeusz Chmiel
Compositing Kacper Fertacz
Compositing Piotr Pawelczyk
Compositing Juliusz Zenkner
Matte painter Jakub Grygier
Matte painter Marek Madej
R&D and simulation Piotr Suchodolski
R&D and simulation Lukasz Sobisz
R&D and simulation Albert Szostkiewicz
R&D and simulation Adam Wierzchowski
Modelling Maciej Jurgielewicz
VFX producer Sean Wheelan
VFX supervisor Håkan Blomdahl
VFX coordinator Malin Persson
Matte painter Elin Lindahl
Compositing Elin Lindahl
3D animation Daniel Reidler
Compositing Martin Malmqvist
Compositing Urban Forsberg
Compositing Linus Lindbalk
Compositing Andreas Hylander
Compositing Marcus Hindborg
Compositing Daniel Nielsen
Compositing Timo Närhi
VFX producer Marinko Spahic
VFX supervisor Benni Diez
VFX supervisor Lars "Lalo" Werner
Compositing Ian Bach
Compositing Tine Nikali
Compositing Birna Run Olafsdottir
Compositing Kent Haysen
Visual effects repairs Martin Madsen
Miniature effects Joakim Zacho Weylandt
Graphic design and title sequence Rasmus Lange
Digital dailies Esben Frese
Datamanagement Esben Frese
Alexa DPX management Peter Steincke
Phantom DIT Olesya Kireeva
Technical support Lars Dela
Online Simon Lytting
Digital colorist Norman Nisbet
Technical assistant Emil Eriksson
Color timing Michael Nielsen

Stunt

Stunt coordinator Deni Jordan
Stunt rigger Lars Kolding Andersen
Stand-in for Kirsten Dunst Sara Steenbuch Krabbe
Stand-in for Charlotte Gainsbourg Kristina Pedersen

Other credits

Horse coordinator Henrik Køier Andersen
Horse coordinator assistant Monica Køier Andersen

Appearance

Justine Kirsten Dunst
Claire Charlotte Gainsbourg
Michael Alexander Skarsgård
Tim Brady Corbet
Leo Cameron Spurr
Gaby Charlotte Rampling
Lillefar Jesper Christensen
Dexter John Hurt
Jack Stellan Skarsgård
Bryllupskoordinator Udo Kier
John Kiefer Sutherland
Michaels far James Cagnard
Michaels mor Deborah Fronko
Betty 1 Charlotta Miller
Betty 2 Claire Miller
Limo chauffør Gary Whitaker
Pige med guitar Katrine A. Sahlstrøm
Bryllupsfotograf Christian Geisnæs

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
Bodil, Best Danish Feature Film 2012 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2012
Best cinematography 2012 Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2012
Robert, Best Danish Feature Film 2012 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2012
Robert, Best Female Leading Actor 2012 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2012
Robert, Best Supporting Actress 2012 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2012
Robert, Best Director 2012 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2012
Robert, Best Screen Play 2012 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2012
Robert, Best Cinematographer 2012 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2012
Robert, Best Scenographer 2012 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2012
Robert, Best Sound 2012 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2012
Robert, Best Editor 2012 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2012
Robert, Best Special Effects 2012 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2012
Best European Film 2011 Berlin European Film Academy Awards 2011
Carlo Di Palma European Cinematographer Award 2011 Berlin European Film Academy Awards 2011
Best European Production Designer 2011 Berlin European Film Academy Awards 2011
Award of the Film Critics 2011 Pula Film Festival 2011
Best Actress 2011 Cannes, Festival de 2011

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Marrakech International Film Festival 2013-11-29
Shanghai International Film Festival 2012-06-16
Beijing International Film Festival 2012-04-23
Lithuania Scanorama Film Forum 2011-11-10
Buenos Aires, Mar Del Plata Int. FF 2011-11-05
Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2011-11-03
Mumbai Film Festival 2011-10-13
Istanbul Autumn Film Week 2011-10-08
Chicago International Film Festival 2011-10-06
Busan International Film Festival 2011-10-06
Toronto International Film Festival 2011-09-08
Pula Film Festival 2011-07-09
Faro Bergmanveckan 2011-06-28
Moscow Int. Film Festival 2011-06-23
Cannes, Festival de 2011-05-11
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.

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Varia Kristeligt Dagblad ritzau 2012-02-07
Varia Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten ritzau 2012-02-06
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Varia Information Marie Amalie Roerbye 2011-12-29
Varia Information Marie Amalie Roerbye 2011-12-29
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten 2011-11-19
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Ritzau 2011-11-15
Artikel Politiken 2011-11-15
Artikel BT 2011-11-06
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten 2011-11-06
Artikel Politiken ritzau 2011-11-06
Artikel Politiken Nina Petersen 2011-08-20
Artikel Børsen ritzau 2011-08-19
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten 2011-08-19
Artikel Politiken Lotte Thorsen 2011-08-15
Artikel Børsen Susan Groenbec 2011-07-28
Artikel Kristeligt Dagblad Gudmund Rask Pedersen 2011-06-15
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Ritzau 2011-05-31
Artikel Information Jens Bjering 2011-05-30
Anmeldelse Weekendavisen Bo Green Jensen 2011-05-27
Artikel Kristeligt Dagblad Benjamin Krasnik 2011-05-27
Anmeldelse BT Birgitte Grue 2011-05-26
Anmeldelse Børsen Morten Durr 2011-05-26
Anmeldelse Kristeligt Dagblad Palle Schantz Lauridsen 2011-05-26
Anmeldelse Metroexpress Frederik Asschenfeldt Vandrup 2011-05-26
Artikel Information Christian Monggaard 2011-05-26
Artikel Politiken Michael Bo 2011-05-26
Artikel Politiken Michael Bo 2011-05-26
Artikel BT Kasper Olsen 2011-05-26
Artikel BT Kasper Olsen 2011-05-26
Artikel BT Christina Pedersen 2011-05-23
Artikel BT Christina Pedersen 2011-05-23
Artikel Politiken Ditte Giese 2011-05-22
Interview Information Eva Novrup Redvall 2011-05-21
Artikel Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2011-05-21
Artikel Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2011-05-21
Artikel Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2011-05-21
Artikel Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2011-05-21
Artikel Politiken Ditte Giese 2011-05-20
Varia Politiken 2011-05-20
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Michael Enggaard 2011-05-20
Anmeldelse BT Birgitte Grue 2011-05-19
Anmeldelse Berlingske Tidende Ebbe Iversen 2011-05-19
Anmeldelse Ekstra Bladet Henrik Queitsch 2011-05-19
Anmeldelse Information Christian Monggaard 2011-05-19
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Anmeldelse Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Nanna Frank Rasmussen 2011-05-19
Anmeldelse Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Nanna Frank Rasmussen 2011-05-19
Anmeldelse Politiken Kim Skotte 2011-05-19
Anmeldelse Politiken Kim Skotte 2011-05-19
Artikel Politiken Kim Skotte 2011-05-19
Varia Politiken 2011-05-19
Varia Politiken Thomas Thorhauge 2011-05-19
Artikel BT Susanne Johansson 2011-05-19
Artikel BT Susanne Johansson 2011-05-19
Interview Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2011-05-13
Interview Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2011-05-13
Artikel Information Johannes Henriksen 2011-05-12
Artikel Information Johannes Henriksen 2011-05-12
Artikel Information Johannes Henriksen 2011-05-12
Interview Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2011-05-08
Interview Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2011-05-08
Interview Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2011-05-08
Interview Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2011-05-08
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Louise Kidde Sauntved 2011-04-15
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Louise Kidde Sauntved 2011-04-15
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Louise Kidde Sauntved 2011-04-15
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Louise Kidde Sauntved 2011-04-15
Artikel Politiken Martin Finnedal 2011-02-20
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Ritzau 2011-02-04
Artikel Weekendavisen Bo Green Jensen 2010-07-30
Artikel Politiken 2010-06-23
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Karen Margrethe Schelin 2009-10-22
Varia Berlingske Tidende Ebbe Iversen 2009-10-13
Varia Ekstra Bladet 2009-10-10
Varia Politiken 2009-10-10