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Based on 40 Critics
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fan reviews ( 25 )
  • Von Trier draws us inexorably into the web of these characters. He loses us in a dream of his own devising. That's filmmaking. Now if he'd only learn to shut up at press conferences. show more

  • If only Lars von Trier took into account that audiences might actually want to enjoy Melancholia, rather than endure it, or sift through it, or submit to the director's will, he might have made something extraordinary. show more

  • Nearly everyone in this film is unlikeable, their actions inexplicable. And the pace is so lugubrious that it's hard not to succumb to Justine's glum mood. show more

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  • June 09, 2013 WaterForestPress
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    Fantastic movie. Involving, intriguing, unique. There aren\'t enough words for this wonderful flick. The well known actors are a plus.

  • June 04, 2012 tk00000000124673
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    Don\'t waste your time watching this movie. I wasted over an hour of my life on this waste of film. The movie makes no sense, and doesn\'t hold a solid ************** all over, and it\'s hard to make sense of what is actually happening. Disappointed :/

  • May 07, 2012 Lon +
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    My 2nd favorite picture of 2011. And I\'m feeling guilty. It really should be my first. Kirsten Dunst deserved an Oscar nod. Rosie O\'Donnell does not. Bravo!

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