The Five Obstructions

Directed by Lars von Trier, and Jorgen Leth
Year: 2004
Country: Denmark
Language: English, French, Danish, Spanish with optional English subtitles

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.

Directed by Lars von Trier and Jorgen Leth