Antichrist (movie)

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Antichrist
Directed byLars von Trier
Produced byMeta Louise Foldager
Written byLars von Trier
StarringWillem Dafoe
Charlotte Gainsbourg
Narrated byWillem Dafoe
CinematographyAnthony Dod Mantle
Edited byAnders Refn
Production
company
Distributed byNordisk Film (Scandinavia)
IFC Films
(United States)
Artificial Eye
(United Kingdom)
Release date
  • May 20, 2009 (2009-05-20) (Denmark)

  • September 10, 2009 (2009-09-10) (Germany)
Running time
103 minutes
Country Denmark
 Germany
 France
 Sweden
 Italy
 Poland[1]
LanguageEnglish
Budget$11 million[2]
Box office$2,492,704 [3]

Antichrist is a 2009 supernatural horror movie. It was directed by Lars von Trier. The movie stars Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg. This movie caused serious controversy upon its release in multiple countries during 2009. The movie was not submitted to the MPAA because of fear that it would be rated NC-17 for graphic violence.

Accolades[change | change source]

Organization Category Recipients and nominees Result
Bodil Awards Best Danish Film Lars von Trier Won
Best Actress Charlotte Gainsbourg Won
Best Actor Willem Dafoe Won
Best Director of Photography Anthony Dod Mantle Won
Special Bodil Kristian Eidnes Andersen Won
Robert Award Best Cinematography Anthony Dod Mantle Won
Best Director Lars von Trier Won
Best Editor Anders Refn Won
Best Film Lars von Trier Won
Best Screenplay Lars von Trier Won
Best Sound Kristian Eidnes Andersen Won
Best Special Effects Peter Hjorth
Ota Bares
Won
Best Actor Willem Dafoe Nominated
Best Actress Charlotte Gainsbourg Nominated
Best Costume Design Frauke Firl Nominated
Best Make-Up Hue Lan Van Duc Nominated
Best Production Design Karl Júlíusson Nominated
Nordic Council Nordic Council's Film Prize Lars von Trier Won
European Film Awards Best Cinematographer Anthony Dod Mantle Won
Best Actress Charlotte Gainsbourg Nominated
Best Director Lars von Trier Nominated
Chlotrudis Awards Best Actress Charlotte Gainsbourg Nominated
Best Cinematography Anthony Dod Mantle Nominated
Sant Jordi Awards Best Foreign Actress (Mejor Actriz Extranjera) Charlotte Gainsbourg Won
Zulu Awards Best Film Lars von Trier Nominated

References[change | change source]

  1. McCarthy, Todd (May 17, 2009). "Antichrist". Variety. Retrieved October 8, 2010.
  2. Rehlin, Gunnar (2008-07-30). "Von Trier's 'Antichrist' moves ahead - Financing complete on English-language film". Variety. '.' Retrieved 2008-12-27.
  3. Antichrist - Box Office Data, DVD Sales, Movie News, Cast Information - The Numbers

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