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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  1. Lars von Trier

    Author, Director

  2. Peter Asmussen


Top Billed Cast

  1. Emily Watson

    Emily Watson

    Bess McNeill

  2. Stellan Skarsgård

    Stellan Skarsgård

    Jan Nyman

  3. Katrin Cartlidge

    Katrin Cartlidge

    Dodo McNeill

  4. Jean-Marc Barr

    Jean-Marc Barr


  5. Adrian Rawlins

    Adrian Rawlins

    Dr. Richardson

  6. JH

    Jonathan Hackett


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Status Released

Original Language Danish

Runtime 2h 39m

Budget -

Revenue $3,803,298.00

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Release Information

  • November 13, 1996
    R, Theatrical



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