It’s a blood-and-guts cacophony of sadness, a genius original screenplay and purely artistic piece of indie cinema, which resonates deeply with audiences the world over and boasts idyllic cinematography. “Melancholia” features Kirsten Dunst in the most faithful depiction of depression I have ever seen onscreen.
And when it was released 10 years ago, the Lars von Trier film totally blew my mind for its indisputable lifelike portrayal of mental illness.
Why am I telling you to watch a depressing movie? Well, there is catharsis and camaraderie in seeing ourselves in what’s on the screen.Read more on themighty.com