Manderlay (2005)

Liberation. Whether They Want It Or Not.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2005-05-16
  • User Rating: 7/10 from 175 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 19min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Yle
  • Production Country: Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom
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In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and tries to influence the situation. But when harvest time comes Grace sees the social and economic reality of Manderlay.

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  • Bryce Dallas Howard

    as Grace Margaret Mulligan
  • Isaach De Bankolé

    as Timothy
  • Danny Glover

    as Wilhelm
  • Willem Dafoe

    as Grace's Father
  • Michaël Abiteboul

    as Thomas
  • Lauren Bacall

    as Mam
  • Jean-Marc Barr

    as Mr. Robinsson
  • Geoffrey Bateman

    as Bertie
  • Virgile Bramly

    as Edward
  • Ruben Brinkman

    as Bingo
  • Doña Croll

    as Venus
  • Jeremy Davies

    as Niels
  • Llewella Gideon

    as Victoria
  • Mona Hammond

    as Old Wilma
  • Ginny Holder

    as Elisabeth
  • John Hurt

    as Narrator (Voice)
  • Emmanuel Idowu

    as Jim
  • Zeljko Ivanek

    as Dr. Hector
  • Teddy Kempner

    as Joseph
  • Udo Kier

    as Mr. Kirspe
  • Rik Launspach

    as Stanley Mays
  • Suzette Llewellyn

    as Flora
  • Charles Maquignon

    as Bruno
  • Joseph Mydell

    as Mark
  • Javone Prince

    as Jack
  • Clive Rowe

    as Sammy
  • Chloë Sevigny

    as Philomena
  • Nina Sosanya

    as Rose
  • Wendy Juel

    as Claire
  • Seth Mpundu

    as Ed
  • Derrick Odhiambo-Widell

    as Willie
  • Alemayehu Wakjira

    as Milton
  • Fredric Gildea

    as Gangster
  • Andrew Hardiman

    as Truck Driver
  • Aki Hirvonen

    as Gangster
  • Mikael Johansson

    as Gangster
  • Hans Karlsson

    as Gangster
  • Ian Matthews

    as Mr. Miller
  • Maudo Sey

    as Burt
  • Erich Silva

    as Viggo
  • Ross Taylor

    as Gangster
  • Eric Voge

    as Gangster
  • Nick Wolf

    as Gangster
Writing Lars von Trier Screenplay
Directing Lars von Trier Director
Production Vibeke Windeløv Producer
Editing Molly Malene Stensgaard Editor
Production Avy Kaufman Casting
Costume & Make-Up Manon Rasmussen Costume Design
Art Peter Grant Art Direction
Camera Anthony Dod Mantle Director of Photography
Sound Joachim Holbek Music
Production Joyce Nettles Casting
Production Job Gosschalk Casting
Art Simone Grau Set Decoration
Editing Bodil Kjærhauge Editor
Production Saida van der Reijd Casting
Production Nicolas Lublin Casting