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BREAKING THE WAVES (1996) Lars von Trier

  • SOPAC Loft 1 SOPAC Way South Orange, NJ, 07079 United States (map)
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In a small and religious coastal town, a simple, devoutly religious Scottish woman, Bess McNeill, finds a partner in an oil rig worker from Norway, Jan Nyman. However, the relationship grows strained when Nyman breaks his neck in a horrific work accident on the rig and becomes paralyzed. Unable to perform sexually and suffering mentally from the accident as well, Jan convinces Bess to have sex with other men, which she comes to believe is God’s work.

This film is part of our Fall 2018 Scandinavian Film Series.  Membership for all three films can be purchased via SOPAC.

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