Antichrist Poster

Release Date: October 23rd, 2009

DVD Release Date: November 9th, 2010

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
While a married couple (Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg) is having sex, their infant son in a nearby room falls out a window to his death. She becomes distraught and is hospitalized, but her husband, who is a psychiatrist, attempts to treat her. Deciding that she needs to face her fears, he takes her to a cabin in the woods where she spent a previous summer with the boy. Once they are there, she becomes more unhinged and starts perpetrating sexual violence on her husband and herself.

Cast: Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Storm Acheche Sahlstrøm

Director: Lars von Trier

Genres: Drama, Horror

Production Co: Lucky Red, Zentropa Entertainments

Distributors: IFC Films

Keywords: 2000s, Transformation, Son, Tense, Dark, Fall, Husband

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Awards

Winner Best Director
Robert Award (2010)
Winner Best Danish Film
Bodil Awards (2010)
Winner Best Actor
Bodil Awards (2010)
Winner Best Original Screenplay
Robert Award (2010)
Winner Best Danish Film
Robert Award (2010)