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Lars Von Trier

Director, Actor

Element of Crime, TheElement of Crime, The (1984)
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Feat. Michael Elphick
A detective’s unconventional methods qualify him for the investigation of child murders in a dark, decaying, post–apocalyptic Germany.…
EpidemicEpidemic (1987)
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Feat. Lars Von Trier
Typically divisive earlier Lars von Trier effort concerns the making of a low–budget horror movie about a highly contagious disease, thrown…
ZentropaZentropa (Europa) (1991) Recommended
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Feat. Jean-Marc Barr, Barbara Sukowa, Udo Kier
A multi–lingual visual essay from upstart director Von Trier, who unfolds his story of post–war European unease through metaphor and a…
Kingdom, TheKingdom, The (Riget) (1994) Aro Favourite
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Feat. Ernst-Hugo Jaregard, Kirsten Rolffes, Ghita Norby
A Danish medical soap opera from the director of BREAKING THE WAVES that's a bizarre yet compulsive combination of ghost story, TV drama and…
Breaking the WavesBreaking the Waves (1996) Recommended
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Feat. Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgard, Katrin Cartlidge
Significant art–house hit about obsessive faith and self–sacrifice, set in a puritanical village on the Scottish coast. A naive young…
Lars von Trier CollectionLars von Trier Collection (Breaking the Waves, Tranceformer, The Idiots) (1996-1998)
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Three provocative Lars von Trier films from the director's 'Dogme' phase. Includes the documentary 'Tranceformer – A Portrait of Lars von…
Kingdom II, TheKingdom II, The (Riget II) (1997) Recommended
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Feat. Ernst-Hugo Jaregard, Kirsten Rolffes, Udo Kier
Lars Von Trier's compulsive TV creation continues into its second series of medical soap opera, supernatural horror and black comedy. Raising the…
Idiots, TheIdiots, The (1998) Aro Favourite
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Feat. Bodil Jorgensen, Jens Albinus, Anne Louise Hassing
One of the fruits of Dogma 95, this sensationally conceived outing from von Trier will satisfy those with a penchant for the experimental, and…
Dancer in the DarkDancer in the Dark (2000) Aro Favourite
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Feat. Bjork, David Morse, Catherine Deneuve
The third successive ‘masterpiece’ from the Danish wunderkind, who has that rare gift of being able to consistently realise the wildly ambitious…
DogvilleDogville (2003) Recommended
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Feat. Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall
This fierce parable of hypocrisy, exploitation and revenge set on a “soundstage” version of 1930s America is a brilliant conception of dir. Lars…
Five Obstructions, TheFive Obstructions, The (5 Obstructions) (2004) Recommended
Dir. Lars Von Trier, Jorgen Leth
Feat. Claus Nissen, Jorgen Leth
Arthouse big–shot Lars Von Trier pays off another gambit with what turns out to be a stimulating rumination on the process of film–making…
ManderlayManderlay (2005)
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Feat. Bryce Dallas Howard, Danny Glover, Willem Dafoe
Part two of Lars von Trier’s ‘USA’ trilogy reemploys DOGVILLE’s Brechtian framework of stage outlines and minimal props in the odyssey of…
Boss Of It All, TheBoss Of It All, The (Direktøren for det hele) (2006) Recommended
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Feat. Jens Albinus, Iben Hjejle, Benedikt Erlingsson
Crude, but refreshing change of pace from perennial troublemaker Lars von Trier sees the Danish renegade chance his arm at a corporate–styled…
Chacun Son CinemaChacun Son Cinema (To Each His Own Cinema) (2007) Recommended
Dir. Theo Angelopoulos, Olivier Assayas, Bille August
35 auteurs convey the meaning of cinema in less than three minutes each, in this epic commission to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Cannes Film…
AntichristAntichrist (2009)
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Feat. Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg
Delivering laughter and revulsion in equal measure, Lars von Trier’s hugely controversial psychosexual opus – about a grieving couple who retreat…
MelancholiaMelancholia (2011) Recommended
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Feat. Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, John Alexander
A wedding party celebrating the marriage of a young couple is overshadowed by the threat of a planet on a collision course with Earth in this…
NymphomaniacNymphomaniac (Nymphomaniac: Vol. I & II) (2013)
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Feat. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgard, Stacy Martin
The controversy–baiting director Lars Von Trier's wild and poetic opus detailing a woman’s erotic journey from birth to middle age as told by…
House That Jack Built, TheHouse That Jack Built, The (2018)
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Feat. Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman
Matt Dillon plays a po–faced serial killer across 12 years, intimately exploring his mental state and beliefs about life and art. From Danish…

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