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The Five Obstructions (De fem benspænd)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, Documentary
Release Date:November 7, 2003
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Claus Nissen, Majken Algren Nielsen, Jørgen Leth, Lars von Trier, Daniel Hernandez Rodriguez
Director:Jorgen Leth, Lars von Trier
Producer:Signe Birket-Smith
Writer:Jorgen Leth, Sophie Destin
Distributor:Magnolia Pictures

Description: A novel but remarkably un-gimmicky experiment in filmmaking occurs when we watch 'Dogme 95' co-founder Lars von Trier challenge his older mentor Jorgen Leth to remake Leth's 1968 short film, 'The Perfect Human.' The catch: Leth must remake the film five times, each time with a new set of rules (or "obstructions") from the tricky von Trier. Not to be outfoxed, the gifted Leth produces a series of beautiful, funny and personally revealing gems of cinema.

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