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The Five Obstructions (De fem benspænd)

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Starring (View all)
Claus Nissen Claus Nissen
The Perfect Man - from 'Det perfekte menneske' 1967
Majken Algren Nielsen Majken Algren Nielsen
The Perfect Woman, from 'Det perfekte menneske' 1967)
Jørgen Leth Jørgen Leth
Voice-over
Patrick Bauchau Patrick Bauchau
The Perfect Man / Voice-over
Alexandra Vandernoot Alexandra Vandernoot
The Perfect Woman
Bent Christensen Bent Christensen
Gangster
Anders Hove Anders Hove
Naked Man
Charlotte Sieling Charlotte Sieling
Naked Woman


Written by (View all)
Asger Leth Asger Leth
script
Jørgen Leth Jørgen Leth
script


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11 years, 10 months ago at May 3 21:45
Lars von Trier invites his friend and mentor, Jorgen Leth, to participate in a series of exercizes—or Obstructions—in which Leth must re-shoot his best known film, The Perfect Man. With each re-shooting, von Trier introduces a list of rules that Leth must follow, intent on analyzing not the film, but the director behind it. Von Trier sees Leth as The Perfect Man—cool, calm, in control—and ... read more

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11 months ago at Apr 2 4:33
(MU) Rare, Leth is such a good sport that accpets with obedience every Von Trier's idea and does it with gusto. in thouse and in how hy Lars expain them is the film essense
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About a filmmaker not only revisiting, but also recreating (not in a conventional sense) one of his first films, The Perfect Human / Det perfekte menneske (1967)
Release date: 21 November 2003
UPC: 741952303497
Tags: 2000s (4), Documentary (3), 2003 (3), Denmark (3), France (2), Switzerland (2), Belgium (2), Art Film (2), Challenge (2), Foreign (1), The Five Obsructions (1), Sort (1)
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