Epidemic

Epidemic

A film by Lars von Trier

Denmark, 1987, 102'

For the last year and a half, a director and a screenwriter have been writing the script for a horror film in which an epidemic is spreading all over the world. What they don't realise is that a real epidemic is developing around them. The second film in the “Europa” trilogy, between “The Element of Crime” and “Europa”, “Epidemic” is a film about making a film about an epidemic. Lars von Trier and Niels Vørsel play themselves endlessly going over a script in which the scenes are interspersed with the narrative, with Trier playing a doctor looking for a vaccine for the epidemic. The film also marks the beginning of the collaboration between the Danish filmmaker and Paul Morrissey's favourite actor, Udo Kier.

Credits

DIRECTOR Lars von Trier SCRIPT Lars von Trier, Niels Vørsel    PRODUCER Jacob Eriksen CAST Lars von Trier , Niels Vørsel, Claes Kastholm Hansen  LANGUAGE Danish, English SUBTITLES English  SALES Trust Nordisk info@trustnordisk.com

Lars von Trier

Director "Epidemic"
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