Breaking the Waves (1996)
R
159 min | Drama

Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.
Director
Lars von Trier (as Lars Von Trier)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
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Release date
Nov 13, 1996 (United States)

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33 cast members
Name Known for
Emily Watson
Bess McNeill Bess McNeill   See fewer
Stellan Skarsgård
Jan Nyman Jan Nyman   See fewer
Katrin Cartlidge
Dodo McNeill Dodo McNeill   See fewer
Adrian Rawlins
Dr. Richardson Dr. Richardson   See fewer
Sandra Voe
Mother Mother   See fewer
Udo Kier
Sadistic Sailor Sadistic Sailor   See fewer
Phil McCall
Grandfather Grandfather   See fewer
Robert Robertson
Chairman Chairman   See fewer
Desmond Reilly
An Elder An Elder   See fewer
Sarah Gudgeon
Sybilla Sybilla   See fewer
Finlay Welsh
Coroner (as Finley Welsh) Coroner (as Finley Welsh)   See fewer
David Gallacher
Glasgow Doctor Glasgow Doctor   See fewer
Ray Jeffries
Man on Bus Man on Bus   See fewer
Owen Kavanagh
Man at Lighthouse Man at Lighthouse   See fewer
Bob Docherty
Man on Boat Man on Boat   See fewer
David Bateson
Young Sailor Young Sailor   See fewer
Callum Cuthbertson
Radio Operator Radio Operator   See fewer
Gavin Mitchell
Police Officer 1 Police Officer 1   See fewer
Brian Smith
Police Officer 2 Police Officer 2   See fewer
Iain Agnew
Praying Man 1 Praying Man 1   See fewer
Charles Kearney
Praying Man 2 Praying Man 2   See fewer
Steven Leach
Praying Man 3 Praying Man 3   See fewer
Anthony J. O'Donnell
Boy 1 (as Anthony O'Donnell) Boy 1 (as Anthony O'Donnell)   See fewer
John Wark
Boy 2 Boy 2   See fewer
Ronnie McKellaig
Precentor Precentor   See fewer
Peter Bensted
Ugly Man (voice) Ugly Man (voice)   See fewer
Simon Towler Jorfald
Boy in Film (voice) (as Simon Towler Jorfaid) Boy in Film (voice) (as Simon Towler Jorfaid)   See fewer
Klaus Hjuler
Paramedic (uncredited) Paramedic (uncredited)   See fewer
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