Melancholia review: Prettier than Lars von Trier"s last apocalyptic rant

Prettier than his last apocalyptic rant, but with the same nihilism

9:20 PM on 29th September 2011

Rating:  Star Rating

“Posed and pretentious”: Lars von Triers” latest offering Melancholia, starring Kristen Dunst, is full of humourless social satire

Father figure: John Hurt and Kirsten Dunst at the UK premiere of Melancholia

Father figure: John Hurt and Kirsten Dunst at the UK premiere of Melancholia