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Melancholia / written and directed by Lars von Trier ; presented by Zentropa Entertainments27 ApS, Film i Väst ; produced by Meta Louise Foldager, Louise Vesth ; co-produced by Memfis Film International AB, Zentropa International Sweden AB, Slot Machine SARL, Liberator Productions SARL, Zentropa Internal Köln GmbH ; also co-produced with Film i Väst, Arte France Cinéma with the participation of SVT, Canal+, Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée, Cinécinéma, Edition Video, Nordisk Film Cinema Distribution.

Trier, Lars von, 1956- (film director,, screenwriter.). Foldager, Meta Louise, 1974- (film producer.). Vesth, Louise, (film producer.). Dunst, Kirsten, 1982- (actor.). Gainsbourg, Charlotte, 1971- (actor.). Skarsgård, Alexander, (actor.). Corbet, Brady, 1988- (actor.). Spurr, Cameron, (actor.). Rampling, Charlotte, 1946- (actor.). Christensen, Jesper, 1948- (actor.). Hurt, John, 1940-2017 (actor.). Skarsgård, Stellan, (actor.). Kier, Udo, (actor.). Sutherland, Kiefer, 1966- (actor.). Claro, Manuel Alberto, 1970- (director of photography.). Stensgaard, Molly Malene, (editor of moving image work.). Lehmann, Jette, (production designer.). Roney, Simone Grau, (art director.). Rasmussen, Manon, (costume designer.). Zentropa Entertainments (Firm), (production company.). Film i Väst (Firm), (production company.). Memfis Film (Firm), (production company.). Zentropa International (Firm), (production company.). Slot Machine (Firm), (production company.). Liberator Productions, (production company.). Arte France cinéma (Firm), (production company.). Sveriges television, (production company.). Studio Canal+, (production company.). Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (France), (production company.). Cinécinéma (Firm), (production company.). France télévisions distribution, (production company.). Nordisk Film (Firm), (production company.). Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm), (film distributor.). Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alexander Skarsgård, Brady Corbet, Cameron Spurr, Charlotte Rampling, Jesper Christensen, John Hurt, Stellan Skarsgård, Udo Kier, Kiefer Sutherland. (Cast).


"Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgård) celebrate their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of Justine's sister Claire (Charlotte Gainsbourg), and brother-in-law John (Kiefer Sutherland). Despite Claire's best efforts, the wedding is a fiasco with family tensions mounting and relationships fraying. Meanwhile, a planet called Melancholia is heading directly towards Earth threatening the very existence of humankind"--Container.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 135 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles, California : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
DVD release of the 2011 motion picture.
Shot on location in Västra Götaland and in Film i Väst Studios.
Special features: About Melancholia ; Visual effects ; The visual style ; The universe ; HDNet: a look at Melancholia ; theatrical trailers ; also from Magnolia Home Entertainment.
Formatted Contents Note:
Special features include: about Melancholia ; the universe ; the visual style ; visual effects ; HDNet: a look at Melancholia ; theatrical trailers.
Restrictions on Access Note:
For private home use only.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Manuel Alberto Claro ; editor, Molly Malene Stensgaard ; production designer, Jette Lehmann ; art director, Simone Grau Roney ; costume designer, Manon Rasmussen.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alexander Skarsgård, Brady Corbet, Cameron Spurr, Charlotte Rampling, Jesper Christensen, John Hurt, Stellan Skarsgård, Udo Kier, Kiefer Sutherland.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for some graphic nudity, sexual content and language.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
In English with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
National Society of Film Critics Awards: Best Film Award, Best Actress Award ; Festival De Cannes, Best Actress Award (Kirsten Dunst)
Subject: Depression, Mental > Drama.
Weddings > Drama.
Sisters > Drama.
Collisions (Astrophysics) > Drama.
Natural disasters > Drama.
End of the world > Drama.
Planets > Drama.
Interpersonal relations > Drama.
Weddings > Drama.
Planetas > Teatro.
Desastres naturales > Teatro.
End of the world.
Collisions (Astrophysics)
Depression, Mental.
Interpersonal relations.
Natural disasters.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
Feature films > Denmark.
Feature films > Sweden.
Science fiction films > Denmark.
Disaster films > Denmark.
Melodramas (Motion pictures) > Denmark.
Foreign films.
Motion pictures > Denmark.
Science fiction films.
Disaster films.
Feature films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Science fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Science fiction films.
Science fiction films.
Disaster films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library DVD MEL (Text) 000153278 Video Available -

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