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The Idiots

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The Idiots

Release Date: April 28, 1998

Year    :   1998
Slogan    :   «Society is the mother of all Idiots.»
Genres    :   Drama, Comedy
Production Companies    :   Zentropa Entertainments, DR TV
Director    :   Lars von Trier
Producers    :   Vibeke Windeløv, Peter Aalbæk Jensen, Marie Louise Hedegaard, Dag Alveberg, Svend Abrahamsen, Erik Schut, Marianne Slot, Peter van Vogelpoel
Writers    :   Lars von Trier
RunTime    :   117 mins.
Budget    :   2500000
Revenue    :   7235

With his first Dogma-95 film director Lars von Trier opens up a completely new film platform. With a mix of home-video and documentary styles the film tells the story of a group of young people who have decided to get to know their “inner-idiots” and thus not only facing and breaking their outer appearance but also their inner.

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