Director
Lars von Trier
Country
 Italy Denmark France Germany Netherlands Sweden United Kingdom
Actors
Bryce Dallas Howard, Isaach De Bankolé, Danny Glover, Willem Dafoe, Michaël Abiteboul, Lauren Bacall, Jeremy Davies, Udo Kier, Chloë Sevigny, John Hurt, Suzette Llewellyn, Geoffrey Bateman
Overview
In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and tries to influence the situation. But when harvest time comes Grace sees the social and economic reality of Manderlay.
Release Date
16 May 2005
Original Title
Manderlay
Genres
Drama
Runtime
2 h 19 min
Languages
English
Production
Zentropa Entertainments, Danmarks Radio (DR), Arte, Memfis Film, Isabella Films BV, Degeto Film, Ognon Pictures, Sveriges Television (SVT), Canal+, Arte France Cinéma, Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Alan Young Pictures, Nederlandse Programma Stichting (NPS), Canal+ Television AB, Film i Väst, Invicta Capital, Edith Film Oy, Pain Unlimited GmbH Filmproduktion, YLE Co-Productions, Sigma Films, Manderlay
Producer
Vibeke Windeløv
Author
Writer
Director of Photography
Anthony Dod Mantle
Original Music Composer

A story of slavery, set in the southern U.S. in the 1930s.

Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.

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