Dancer in the Dark (2000)

Director
Lars von Trier

Main cast
Björk; Catherine Deneuve; David Morse; Peter Stormare; Joel Grey

Genres
Drama, Crime, Music

Description
Selma, a Czech immigrant on the verge of blindness, struggles to make ends meet for herself and her son, who has inherited the same genetic disorder and will suffer the same fate without an expensive operation. When life gets too difficult, Selma learns to cope through her love of musicals, escaping life's troubles - even if just for a moment - by dreaming up little numbers to the rhythmic beats of her surroundings.


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