“An exuberant, exhilaratingly playful testament to being young and hungry for life and meaning and immortality”
—The New York Times
Reality deals a blow for friends Phillip (Anders Danielsen Lie) and Erik when their literary ambitions and friendship are put to the test as one reaches the upper echelons of the literati while the other flounders. A spirited meditation on youth and art, Trier’s auspicious debut not only won accolades but announced the arrival of a new major voice in international cinema. “This is where it all begins.” In 35mm.