1987 | 106 minutes | Drama, Horror
3.1 out of 5 stars

Director: Lars von Trier
Written by: Lars von Trier (screenplay), Niels Vørsel (screenplay)
Stars: Allan De Waal, Ole Ernst, Michael Gelting, Colin Gilder

Vørsel and von Trier play themselves, coming up with a last-minute script for a producer. The story is intercut with scenes from the film that they write, in which von Trier plays a renegade doctor trying to cure a modern-day epidemic.

This is the second in the director’s Europa trilogy. The other two films are The Element of Crime (1984) and Europa (1991).