About the film
Release Date: November 23, 1994
|Production Companies||:||Zentropa Entertainments|
|Director||:||Lars von Trier, Morten Arnfred|
|Producers||:||Ole Reim, Bo Lindquist|
|Writers||:||Lars von Trier, Niels Vørsel, Tómas Gislason|
The first part of a Danish miniseries that has been edited into two massive films, "Riget" is set in the neurosurgical ward of Copenhagen's Rigshospitalet, the city and country's main hospital, nicknamed "Riget". The show follows a number of characters, both staff and patients, as they encounter bizarre phenomena, both human and supernatural.