Breaking the Waves


Breaking the Waves

Overview:

In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for living.

Votes 206 (7.2/10)

Runtime: 159 minutes

Release Date 1996-05-13

Revenue: $3,803,298.00

Tagline: Love is a mighty power.

Production company:

  • Trust Film
  • Danish Film Institute

Production country:

  • Denmark
  • France
  • Iceland
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Sweden

Genres:

  • Drama
  • Romance

Trailer

Further Information

Bess McNeill
Emily Watson
Emily Watson
Jan Nyman
Stellan Skarsgård
Stellan Skarsgård
Dodo McNeill
Katrin Cartlidge
Katrin Cartlidge
Terry
Jean-Marc Barr
Jean-Marc Barr
Dr. Richardson
Adrian Rawlins
Adrian Rawlins
Priest
Jonathan Hackett
Jonathan Hackett
Mother
Sandra Voe
Sandra Voe
Sadistic Sailor
Udo Kier
Udo Kier
Pits
Mikkel Gaup
Mikkel Gaup
Pim
Roef Ragas
Roef Ragas
Chairman
Robert Robertson
Robert Robertson
Grandfather
Phil McCall
Phil McCall
An Elder
Desmond Reilly
Desmond Reilly
Sybilla
Sarah Gudgeon
Sarah Gudgeon
Coroner
Finlay Welsh
Finlay Welsh
Glasgow Doctor
David Gallacher
David Gallacher
Man on Bus
Ray Jeffries
Ray Jeffries
Man at Lighthouse
Owen Kavanagh
Owen Kavanagh
Man on Boat
Bob Docherty
Bob Docherty
Young Sailor
David Bateson
David Bateson
Director
Lars von Trier
Lars von Trier
Author
Lars von Trier
Lars von Trier
Author
Peter Asmussen
Peter Asmussen
Director of Photography
Robby Müller
Robby Müller
Editor
Anders Refn
Anders Refn
Producer
Peter Aalbæk Jensen
Peter Aalbæk Jensen
Original Music Composer
Joachim Holbek
Joachim Holbek
Casting
Joyce Nettles
Joyce Nettles
Casting
Job Gosschalk
Job Gosschalk
Director of Photography
Jean-Paul Meurisse
Jean-Paul Meurisse
Director of Photography
Eric Kress
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