Starring . Vincent Paterson, Jean-Marc Barr, Vladica Kostic
Dancer in the Dark is a 2000 English language, Danish musical film, written and directed by Lars Von Trier. The film follows the story of Selma and her son Gene. They’re both Czech and are currently in the U.S.A. . The story is set in the year 1964.
Selma and Gene live poorly. Although Selma has work, she earns less and lives in a trailer house. She has a condition in which her eyesight is rapidly on the decline. Her son has the same condition. To make sure he gets the proper treatment, Selma is saving up for her son.
Selma also has a thing for music. As the story progresses, Selma’s vision has drastically gone poor. Her money gets stolen and she is in jeopardy. Moreover, she injures the thief, who is in a similar situation, and she is titled as a murderer.
In the end Selma’s son gets his vision restored, because of the operation that his mother made happen.