The Kingdom

Title: The Kingdom (Riget)
Country: Denmark | France | Germany | Sweden
Year: 1994
Director: Lars von Trier
Cast: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Ghita Nørby, Udo Kier
Duration: 265 min.
Language: Danish | Swedish
Plot: The Kingdom is the most technologically advanced hospital in Denmark, a gleaming bastion of medical science. A rash of uncanny occurrences, however, begins to weaken the staff’s faith in science: a phantom ambulance pulls in every night, but disappears; voices echo in the elevator shaft; and a pregnant doctor’s fetus seems to be developing much faster than is natural.

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