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Part of the: Heart of Gold Collection

Status: Released

Runtime: 159

Budget: -

Revenue: $3,803,298

Language: en

Webpage: -

Release Info

  •  16

  • 1996-01-01

  • 1996-10-18

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Alternative Titles

  • Le onde del destino
  • Przełamując fale
Content Score: 100

7.0/10 (45 votes)


In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for living.


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Director: Lars von Trier
Writers: ,

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Emily Watson

Emily Watson
as Bess McNeill

Stellan Skarsgård

Stellan Skarsgård
as Jan Nyman

Katrin Cartlidge

Katrin Cartlidge
as Dodo McNeill

Jean-Marc Barr

Jean-Marc Barr
as Terry

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