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On the night of her wedding, Justine (Kirsten Dunst) is struggling to be happy even though it should be the happiest day of her life. It was an extravagant wedding paid for by her sister and brother-in-law who are trying to keep the bride and all the guests in line. Meanwhile, Melancholia, a blue planet, is hurtling towards the Earth. Claire (Charlotte Gainsbourg), Justine's sister, is struggling to maintain composure with fear of the impending disaster.

Director: Lars von Trier
Writer: Lars von Trier
Production: Magnolia Pictures
Genre: drama, sci-fi
Year: 2011
MetaScore: 80/100
ImdbRating: 7.2
BoxOffice: $2,900,000
Released: 26 May 2011
Awards: 35 wins & 94 nominations.

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Justine - Kirsten Dunst
Little Father - Jesper Christensen
Dexter - John Hurt
Wedding Planner - Udo Kier
Michael's Father - James Cagnard
Michael's Mother - Deborah Fronko
Betty 2 - Claire Miller
Limo Driver - Gary Whitaker
Girl with Guitar (as Katrine Acheche Sahlstrøm) - Katrine Sahlstrøm
Wedding Photographer - Christian Geisnæs
Wedding Guest - Stefan Cronwall
Wedding Guest - Peter Ekedahl
Wedding Guest - Christian Kinell