Breaking the Waves
Directed by Lars Von Trier (1996) 159 min. R
Bess, a simple, devoutly religious Scottish woman finds a partner in Jan, an oil rig worker from Norway. When Jan becomes paralyzed from a horrific work accident, the relationship grows strained. Jan convinces Bess to have sex with other men, which she comes to believe is God's work.
AFTERNOON SCREENING AT 2PM AND EVENING SCREENING WITH DISCUSSION TO FOLLOW AT 6PM. ALL SCREENINGS TAKE PLACE IN THE MADORSKY THEATER (BLDG. 1200).
Presented as part of SMP's Spring 2018 Cinematic Discussions series, HIM & HER. Discussion to follow the evening screening led by curator and Sr. Professor of Photographic Studies, Eric Breitenbach. Admission is free; donations welcome! Sorry, no food or drink.