Abstract

Lars von Trier’s Melancholia (2011) makes extensive use of music from the Prelude to Tristan und Isolde. The deployment of cues in this film is analyzed against the backdrop of the director’s earlier output, in particular Epidemic, which has recourse to Wagner’s Overture to Tannhäuser.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1940-7610
Print ISSN
2167-8464
Pages
pp. 38-58
Launched on MUSE
2016-02-07
Open Access
No
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