Film CapsulesTheater Listings

GUARANTEED FRESH as of Friday October 20, 2017 at 3:11 pm Listings are for Friday 10/20 through Thursday 10/26

Wondering why times are missing?

Dancer in the Dark

Intellectually and aesthetically, this film is mesmerizing. Physically and emotionally, it's torture. Danish director Lars von Trier dumps his usual Dogma '95 stoicism to create this bizarre, brutal musical fantasy about a factory worker (Icelandic pop star Björk) who suffers the tribulations of Job, but escapes her harsh reality with musical flights of fancy. In the end, its hard to tell if she's another von Trier saint-woman, or just a masochist. Viewers will either love or loathe this one. 140 minutes