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R| 2 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Björk , Catherine Deneuve , David Morse , Peter Stormare , Joel Grey , Vincent Paterson , Cara Seymour , Jean-Marc Barr

Director: Lars von Trier

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Fine Line Features

Dancer In The Dark (2000)

Release Date: February 23rd, 2001|2 hr. 20 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    For all its fancy pedigree, the spellbinding Dancer in the Dark aims right for the heart and aces its target. show more

  • 100
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    A thrilling, audacious work. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    This is the kind of movie that has always polarized serious film folk, while the public usually elects to stay home and prune shrubs. show more

  • December 10, 2011 jspiech
    Report This User

    The ABSOLUTE BEST movie, I have ever scene!!!! About TRUE LOVE!!

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