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Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Melancholia

There's a marriage celebration in a castle
where the bride is hassled
for a campaign tagline.
Everyone would die
did you just sigh?
Back to the title
Melancholia must be that high.

~ Hazel, Stasia Desiderata



Has anyone seen Melancholia yet? I haven't. My coffee and movie meetup group sent me an invite to watch this film which is shown this week in Bangkok.  According to summaries around Lars Von Trier creates psychological devastation.  The sooner we get over it, the better: nobody survives. "In a way, the film does have a happy ending," remarks Trier.  Everyone perishes and there's a happy ending(?). That might send me to the theater to find out how true, how come and why. There are beautiful scenes in the trailer. Watch.


This post is linked with ABC Wednesday.

13 comments:

anthonynorth said...

Nice words. no, i haven't seen it, though.

Roger Owen Green said...

I've seen the movie trailer; looks interesting.

ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Scriptor Senex said...

"Everyone perishes and there's a happy ending(?)." I think I'd add a couple more question marks!

Gigi Ann said...

I'm sorry, but it doesn't appear to be my kind of movie.

EG Wow said...

I think I'll pass on this movie. :)

Dhemz said...

I haven't seen it yet...:) thanks for sharing the video...very interesting....:)

salamat sa paglabay...glad to be here!

chubskulit said...

That looks like a beautiful movie to watch, my kind of movie hehehe.

Rajesh said...

I would love to see this.

Gattina said...

I haven't seen it yet and I won't see it either ! Fall is already melancolic in itself !

Gattina
ABC Team

Hazel said...

LOL Gattina, but talking of Fall, that could be true :D

Meryl Jaffe, PhD said...

Haven't seen the movie or the trailer, but I find life is too hard and too short for so many... I like stupid, happy chick flicks!

Carver said...

I haven't seen it yet. Good idea for M day.

Wanda said...

Very interesting trailer. I really like some of the actors.