Melancholia


2h 10m 2011

Brief Synopsis

Justine, a woman suffering from an extreme case of clinical depression, celebrates her marriage with an extravagant reception that is marred by bickering family members, leaving the bride feeling withdrawn. The following morning Justine notices a planet, with no orbit of its own, hurtling toward Earth. And as the newlyweds are helpless against Justine's depression ruining their marriage, the entire wedding party can do nothing but freak out and watch as the world comes to an end.

Film Details

Also Known As
Melancolia, Melanholija, Melankoli, Melankolia, Planet Melancholia
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2011
Production Company
Arte; Canal Plus; Centre National Du Cinema; Cnc; Danish Film Institute (Dfi); Eurimages; Film und Medienstiftung NRW; Liberator Productions; Memfis Film; StudioCanal; Sveriges Television (Svt); Swedish Film Institute; Trustnordisk; Zentropa Entertainment; Zentropa International
Distribution Company
ENTERTAINMENT ONE/LES FILMS S+VILLE/MAGNOLIA PICTURES; Acme Film; Aerofilms, S.R.O.; Bim Distribuzione; Bir Film; Central Partnership; Clap Filmes; Concorde Filmverleih Gmbh; Curzon Artificial Eye; Distribution Company; Entertainment One; Entertainment One; Entertainment One; Entertainment One; Entertainment One Features; Eone; Filmladen Gmbh; Frenetic Films; Golem Distribution; Gutek Film Sp. Z O.O.; Imagine Film Distribution (Ifd); Independenta; International Pacific Arts (Ipa); Les Films Du Losange; Les Films Séville; Les Films Séville; Magnolia Home Entertainment; Magnolia Pictures; Megacom Film (Mcf); Nordisk Film; Nordisk Film Theatrical Distribution Oy; Nordisk Film Tv; Wild Bunch
Location
Sweden

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 10m

Synopsis

Justine, a woman suffering from an extreme case of clinical depression, celebrates her marriage with an extravagant reception that is marred by bickering family members, leaving the bride feeling withdrawn. The following morning Justine notices a planet, with no orbit of its own, hurtling toward Earth. And as the newlyweds are helpless against Justine's depression ruining their marriage, the entire wedding party can do nothing but freak out and watch as the world comes to an end.

Film Details

Also Known As
Melancolia, Melanholija, Melankoli, Melankolia, Planet Melancholia
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2011
Production Company
Arte; Canal Plus; Centre National Du Cinema; Cnc; Danish Film Institute (Dfi); Eurimages; Film und Medienstiftung NRW; Liberator Productions; Memfis Film; StudioCanal; Sveriges Television (Svt); Swedish Film Institute; Trustnordisk; Zentropa Entertainment; Zentropa International
Distribution Company
ENTERTAINMENT ONE/LES FILMS S+VILLE/MAGNOLIA PICTURES; Acme Film; Aerofilms, S.R.O.; Bim Distribuzione; Bir Film; Central Partnership; Clap Filmes; Concorde Filmverleih Gmbh; Curzon Artificial Eye; Distribution Company; Entertainment One; Entertainment One; Entertainment One; Entertainment One; Entertainment One Features; Eone; Filmladen Gmbh; Frenetic Films; Golem Distribution; Gutek Film Sp. Z O.O.; Imagine Film Distribution (Ifd); Independenta; International Pacific Arts (Ipa); Les Films Du Losange; Les Films Séville; Les Films Séville; Magnolia Home Entertainment; Magnolia Pictures; Megacom Film (Mcf); Nordisk Film; Nordisk Film Theatrical Distribution Oy; Nordisk Film Tv; Wild Bunch
Location
Sweden

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 10m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States November 11, 2011

Released in United States on Video March 13, 2012

Released in United States on Video March 13, 2012

Limited Release in United States November 11, 2011 (Los Angeles & New York City)

Video on Demand in United States October 7, 2011

Video on Demand in United States October 7, 2011

Released in United States 2011 (Special Screening)

Released in United States 2011

Released in United States 2011 (Spotlight)

Released in United States 2011 (Special Presentation)

Released in United States 2011 (Main Slate)