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Year: 1996
Original Title: Breaking the Waves
Length: 159 minutes
Genre: Drama, Romance
Studios: Golem Distribución
Age rating: Suitable only for adults

Release Dates

United Kingdom: October 18 1996

United States: November 13 1996

Ranking

Ranking: 7,177 out of 16,178 movies (up 724)

7,8

7.8 by 3 users

Plot

When Bess, a naive young woman, marries Jan, a handsome oil-rig worker, she experiences passion and physical pleasure that she never imagined. Their bliss is cut short when an accident on the rig leaves Jan paralyzed. Believing he will never make love to Bess again, he tells her to take other lovers, convincing her that this will help his recovery. Bess is sent spiraling into a world of dark emotions she cannot understand.

Awards

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Academy Awards (Oscars)Academy Awards (Oscars)
1997
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Director

Cast Breaking the Waves

Udo Kier

Udo Kier

Sadistic Sailor

Emily Watson

Emily Watson

Bess McNeill

Katrin Cartlidge

Katrin Cartlidge

Dodo McNeill

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