OVERVIEW | CAST & CREW
1991 | 112 minutes | Drama, Thriller
Director: Lars von Trier
Written by: Lars von Trier, Niels Vørsel
Stars: Jean-Marc Barr, Barbara Sukowa, Udo Kier, Ernst-Hugo Järegård
An American, Leopold Kessler (Jean-Marc Barr) goes to post-war Germany in 1945 to work as a railroad conductor for the Zentropa Rail Line instead of going into the Army because he feels its a more valuable thing to do for the state of the world. He meets Katharina Hartmann (Barbara Sukowa), the daughter of the railroad owner and they fall in love.