The Five Obstructions

Directed by Lars von Trier and Jorgen Leth

Year: 2004
Running Time: 90
Color Type: Color
Country: Denmark
Language: English, French, Danish, Spanish with optional English subtitles [audio]
Genres: Documentary
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The Five Obstructions

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Directed by Lars von Trier and Jorgen Leth


Lars von Trier now enters the world of documentary filmmaking alongside his idol, Danish filmmaker Jorgen Leth. In 1967, Leth made a 12 minute feature film called The Perfect Human. In the year 2000, von Trier challenged Jorgen Leth to remake his film five times, each time with a new obstruction to force Leth to rethink the story and characters of the original film. Lars von Trier sets a game in motion that is full of traps and vicious turns hoping each time Leth will fail but it turns out to have a surprising outcome.

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