Dancer in the Dark

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Selma is a Czech immigrant, a single mother working in a factory in rural America. Her salvation is passion for music, specifically, the all-singing, all-dancing numbers found in classic Hollywood musicals. Selma harbors a sad secret: she is losing her eyesight and her son Gene stands to suffer the same fate if she can't put away enough money to secure him an operation. When a desperate neighbor falsely accuses Selma of stealing his savings, the drama of her life escalates to a tragic finale.

Release details

Rated: R
Release date: Friday September 22 2000
Duration: 140 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Lars von Trier
Screenwriter: Lars von Trier
Cast: Peter Stormare
Joel Grey
David Morse
Vincent Paterson
Catherine Deneuve
Udo Kier
Björk
Cara Seymour
Jean-Marc Barr
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