Lars Von Trier’s Melancholia Trailer

The trailer for controversial director Lars Von Trier’s new film Melancholia has been revealed. Described as “a beautiful movie about the end of the world” and a “psychological disaster movie” the plot sees Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgård) are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and brother-in-law (Kiefer Sutherland).

Meanwhile, the planet, Melancholia, is heading towards Earth. There’s a vague hint of a supernatural element in the trailer, along with von Trier’s usual exploration of madness. Just add misogyny into the mix and we’ll have a full house.

It’s out in May. Personally, I can’t wait.