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Lars von Trier

Europa

112' - 1991 - Drama, Thriller - Dialogue: German, Latin, English
Director: Lars von Trier Composer: Joachim Holbek With: Barbara Sukowa, Jean-Marc Barr, Udo Kier
An American of German descent arrives in post-war Germany 1945. His uncle gets him a job on the Zentropa train line as a sleeping car conductor. The American's wish is to be neutral to the ongoing purges of loyalists by the Allied forces and do what he can to help a hurting country, but he finds himself being used by both the Americans and the influential family that owns the railroad. After falling in love with the railroad magnate's daughter, he finds that he can't remain neutral and must make some difficult choices.

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Credits

Director

Lars von Trier

Composer

Joachim Holbek

With

Barbara Sukowa, Jean-Marc Barr, Udo Kier

Scenario

Lars von Trier, Niels Vørsel

Director of Photography

Henning Bendtsen, Edward Klosinski, Jean-Paul Meurisse

Editor

Hervé Schneid

Producer

Bo Christensen, Peter Aalbæk Jensen

More information

Dialogue

German, Latin, English

Countries of production

Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, France, Sweden

Year

1991

Filmography

Lars von Trier
Befrielsesbilleder (1982), The Element of Crime (1984), Epidemic (1987), Europa (1991), Breaking the Waves (1996), The Idiots (1998), Dancer in the Dark (2000), Dogville: The Pilot (2003), The Five Obstructions (2003), Dogville (2003), Manderlay (2005), The Boss of It All (2006), To Each His Own Cinema (2007), Antichrist (2009), Dimension 1991-2024 (2010), Melancholia (2011), Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013), Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013), The House That Jack Built (2018)

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