Idiots

Idiots

by John Rockwell
     
 

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A Dogme film, "The Idiots" is quintessential Lars von Trier and perhaps his most powerful work. John Rockwell shows how it relates to the other two films in the "Good Woman" trilogy, as well as von Trier's Danish television work and his direction of Wagner's "Ring" cycle at the Bayreuth Festival.  See more details below

Overview

A Dogme film, "The Idiots" is quintessential Lars von Trier and perhaps his most powerful work. John Rockwell shows how it relates to the other two films in the "Good Woman" trilogy, as well as von Trier's Danish television work and his direction of Wagner's "Ring" cycle at the Bayreuth Festival.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851709550
Publisher:
BFI Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Series:
BFI Modern Classics Series
Pages:
88
Product dimensions:
5.67(w) x 7.49(h) x 0.26(d)

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John Rockwell is senior cultural correspondent of the New York Times. He was the founding director of the Lincoln Center Festival and is the author of All American Music: Composition in the Late Twentieth Century (1983), which was nominated for a National Book Circle Critics award, and Sinatra: An American Classic (1984).

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