The Five Obstructions Poster

Release Date: May 26th, 2004

DVD Release Date: October 5th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
In 1967, experimental filmmaker Jorgen Leth created a striking short film, "The Perfect Human," starring a man and women sitting in a box while a narrator poses questions about their relationship and humanity. Years later, Danish director Lars von Trier made a deal with Leth to remake the film five times, each under a different set of circumstances and with von Trier's strictly prescribed rules. As Leth completes each challenge, von Trier creates ever more elaborate rules for the contest.

Cast: Claus Nissen

Director: Jørgen Leth, Lars von Trier

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: Suspenseful, Fascinating, Quest, 2000s

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