Follow @wellshwood The dodge was a marked change from last June, when Mr.
"We claim in the film that you die from it, but I think in real life there's a lot of living dead. I think we get cold from floating around; we get self-occupied and non-existent by not being present."In the film, these themes are visualised in dream-like images. It demands something from the audience: it demands that you're willing to sit down and participate in a dream."Vinterberg's next "suicidal career move" is a film about American teenagers and guns (Dear Wendy, currently in production).
In the midst of this quiet apocalypse, Claire Danes plays a superstar figure-skater torn by the demands of her work and her marriage to Joaquin Phoenix.
They are the last great romantic couple, on the run in a world that's lost its way.
City streets are littered with the bodies of those whose hearts have given out. For now, though, he's made a movie that even its detractors admit is clearly sincere.
All water turns to ice; there's a snowstorm in July. This film is not escorting the audience from A to B on a secure emotional journey, as Festen did. And if we can't handle sincerity without sniggering any more, then perhaps his notion of the death of the heart isn't so far-fetched after all.
It was the first Dogme movie, made under the "vow of chastity" he authored with fellow Dane, Lars von Trier.