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  • Björk

    Born on November 21, 1965 in Reykjavik, Iceland

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Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Björk as "Selma Jezkova"

Selma is a Czech immigrant, a single mother working in a factory in rural America. Her salvation is passion for music, specifically, the all-singing, all-dancing numbers found in classic Hollywood musicals. Selma harbors a sad secret: she is losing her eyesight and her son Gene stands to suffer the same fate if she can't put away enough money to secure him an operation. When a desperate neighbor falsely accuses Selma of stealing his savings, the drama of her life escalates to a tragic finale.

Golden Globe (2000) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

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