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The eerie power of Breaking the Waves derives from the way it combines portents and miracles with a dazzlingly ”secular” documentary surface, mirroring a world in which mysticism is hidden within the everyday.
Emily Watson, in a fearless, spooky, bewitching performance, is as spontaneous as a child at play, yet there’s a grave enchantment to the way her trust is transmuted into open-eyed self-sacrifice.
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1 BREAKING THE WAVES [MOVIE of the YEAR] Some movies are like fairy tales — they don’t just tell stories, they cast spells — and Lars von Trier’s lyrically transfixing epic of love, madness, martyrdom, and faith works that kind of magic.
The moment we meet Bess, who enters into a marriage of erotic and spiritual bliss, becomes crazed with grief when her husband goes away, and is reunited with him through an act of God that would test Job, von Trier dips us into rivers of emotion that run deep beneath the surface of his story.
For Bess, love and religious fervor are inseparable.
She doesn’t take action so much as she simply believes.