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Dancer in the Dark

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Musical Drama Rated: 18+ (R)20002h 21mOn: Kanopy Tags: Music Doctor Country: Argentina 

Selma, a Czech immigrant on the verge of blindness, struggles to make ends meet for herself and her son, who has inherited the same genetic disorder and will suffer the same fate without an expensive operation. When life gets too difficult, Selma learns to cope through her love of musicals, escaping life's troubles - even if just for a moment - by dreaming up little numbers to the rhythmic beats of her surroundings.Dancer in the Dark featuring Björk and Catherine Deneuve is streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 3 others. It's a drama and musical movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (108,814 votes).

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Lars von Trier


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Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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Not available to watch free online.

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#2,265 Ranked Movie

#68 Ranked in Musical Movies

#118 Ranked in Music Movies

#174 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

Dancer in the Dark has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (108,814 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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