08 19 Oct '24
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Lars von Trier

The Kingdom Exodus (Riget Exodus)

Edition 2022
125' - 2022 - Mystery, Fantasy, Comedy - Dialogue: Danish
Director: Lars von Trier Composer: Joachim Holbek With: Mikael Persbrandt, Lars Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Tuva Novotny, David Dencik, Alexander Skarsgård

After four years of silence, Lars von Trier is back! Not with a new film, but with the third (and final) season of his series The Kingdom. Madness in a hospital as only von Trier can dream it.

The screening includes the first two episodes of The Kingdom Exodus.

Heavily influenced by the ghostly series The Kingdom, the sleepwalker Karen seeks answers to the unresolved questions of the series in order to save the hospital from doom. Sound asleep one night, Karen wanders into the darkness and inexplicably ends up in front of the hospital. The gate to the Kingdom is opening once more…
"A quarter-century after Lars von Trier painted himself into a corner with his loony sendup of primetime soap operas and medical malpractice, the director finds a devilish way to wrap it all up. The Kingdom Exodus begins with a joke, and for the next five hours, it never gets serious, not even for a second." - Variety

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Lars von Trier


Joachim Holbek


Mikael Persbrandt, Lars Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Tuva Novotny, David Dencik, Alexander Skarsgård


Lars von Trier, Niels Vørsel

Director of Photography

Manuel Alberto Claro


Jacob Secher Schulsinger, My Thordal, Olivier Bugge Coutté


Louise Vesth

Production studios

Zentropa Entertainments ApS


September Film

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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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