This Is How the End Begins
The Apocalyptic ‘Melancholia’ Packs Quite a Few References Into Its Opening Minutes
THERE are 16 shots in Lars von Trier’s hauntingly beautiful overture to “Melancholia,” a movie about love, family and the apocalypse. The movie, among Mr. von Trier’s greatest, stars Kirsten Dunst as Justine, a young advertising copywriter who, shortly...
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