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Danish / English / German (English subtitles)
These early features, only loosely constituting a trilogy, announced the arrival of an extraordinary, often controversial new talent. Element of Crime is an odd, impressive detective story, Epidemic is a very flawed, self-conscious but interesting exercise in film-making technique. Europa, an exploration of German post-war guilt is, of the three, the most typical of Von Trier in terms of his singular film-making style. Together these make for a teasing hint and a warning of what was to come from the director.
The last days of WWII inside Hitler's bunker as the Fuhrer loses grip on reality and the Soviets approach, as told by his secretary.
14+ years 149 mins
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