The Five Obstructions

2003, Movie, NR, 90 mins

"Enfant terrible" is a convenient label with which to pigeonhole Lars Von Trier, and not because of the kind of films the Danish auteur makes: Tabloid tales of behind-the-scenes tears and tantrums of the "I'll never work with that maniac again!" variety seem to accompany each of his provocative productions. But even those who dismiss Von Trier as a talented sadist might reconsider after seeing this revealing and ultimately poignant documentary — and the funny thing is, on the surface it's not even about him. The film's ostensible subject is Danish avant-garde filmmaker Jorgen Leth, who directed the black-and-white modernist short "The Perfect Human" (1967), in which ...
Released: 2003 Rated: NR Length: 90 mins

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