Overall Rank: 5765
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 16
Theatrical Release Date: 05/28/2004
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Jørgen Leth, Lars von Trier
Actors: Lars von Trier, Jørgen Leth, Patrick Bauchau, Anders Hove, Daniel Hernandez Rodriguez, Jacqueline Arenal
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SIngli6 - wrote on 07/16/2011
A truly original experiment in film-making conducted by two gifted and controversial auteurs.
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cacb3995 - wrote on 04/03/2018
In 1967 danish director Jorgen Leth directed a short film titled The Perfect Human. In 2003 this documentary was released, where he was challenged by fellow danish filmmaker Lars von Trier to remake this film five times, each time with a different “obstruction” chosen by von Trier. The obstructions were as follows: 1) the new Perfect Human must be shot in Cuba, with no sets and no shot should be longer than 12 frames; 2) the film should be shot in the worst place in the world that Leth can imagine (as a challenge to Leth’s sense of ethics) and he himself should play the man in the film; 3) the short is to be remade with complete freedom (artistic liberty can also be a limitation); 4) the film must be a cartoon; and 5) the film is to be remade by von Trier, but Leth is to be …
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