EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Kirsten Dunst talks 'Melancholia'

Wednesday, 09 November 2011 17:51
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Opening in theaters on November 11th is a new science fiction film from acclaimed Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier (Breaking the Waves) called Melancholia. The film features an Oscar worthy performance by actress Kirsten Dunst (Spider-Man), as well as an impressive supporting cast that includes Kiefer Sutherland (TV's 24), Charlotte Gainsbourg (I'm Not There), Alexander Skarsgard (TV's True Blood), Stellan Skarsgard (Thor), John Hurt (Alien), Charlotte Rampling (Swimming Pool), Jesper Christensen (Quantum of Solace), and Udo Kier (Armageddon). 

IAR's managing editor Jami Philbrick recently had a chance to sit down and talk with Kirsten Dunst about her work in Melancholia. The talented actress spoke about the new film, its abstract story, working with Lars von Trier, her character's strength, her own acting process, and how director Paul Thomas Anderson helped her get the role.

To watch our exclusive interview with Kirsten Dunst about Melancholia, please click on the video player above. 

SYNOPSIS: 

Justine (Dunst) and Michael (A. Skarsgard) are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister (Gainsbourg) and brother-in-law (Sutherland). Meanwhile, the planet, Melancholia, is heading towards Earth ... Melancholia is a psychological disaster movie from director Lars von Trier. 

Melancholia crashes into theaters on November 11th. 


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