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Dancer in the dark

Catalog no.:MOV01997
Released:September 2008
    Kijkwijzer advice 16 year or older
  • Musical
  • Drama
Total playing time:135 min.

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Product:1 DVD video
Order info:
  • Zentropa Entertainments 8712806031417
DVD Region:
  • Region 2 (Europe, The Netherlands)
TV standard:
  • PAL
  • Color
Spoken language:
  • English
  • Dutch
  • French
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(This text has been automatically translated by Google translate)
Selma (Björk) is a Czech immigrant who lives with her son Gene somewhere in the countryside in America. Although she is confronted with her diminishing vision every day, she also decides to work at night to cure her son of the same eye disease. Selma's great passion is music and dancing as in the classical musicals. During the monotonous work in the factory, Selma and her friend Kathy (Catherine Deneuve) dream away, in a world of music and happiness where the noise of the machines is the basic beat. But when her neighbor steals her savings, Selma's life becomes a tragedy and the expected 'happy ending' is suddenly very uncertain ...

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