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The Kingdom
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NR,4hrs 39min
Release:
1994
Distributor:
Koch Lorber Films
Synopsis: Originally created for Danish television, Morten Arnfred and Lars von Trier's supernatural thriller The Kingdom chronicles the bizarre occurrences at the title hospital, the largest and most respected hospital in the country. While the series deals with such real-life complications as murder investigations and malpractice suits, a more villainous force may be unleashing itself upon the hospital staff. After a patient (Kirsten Rolffes) sees the ghost of a young girl, many of the staff members find ... Full Synopsis
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Often summed up as a fusion of ER, Twin Peaks, and The Hospital (1971), Lars von Trier's The Kingdom (1994) is as engrossing as its antecedents and an inspired horror-comic satire of medical hubris. Shot on location in a Copenhagen hospital called the Kingdom, von Trier's ghost story takes its time setting up the central ensemble of doctors, nurses, medical students, orderlies, and patients, rendering ... Read Review
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From left: Jennifer Garner, Ali Suliman, Jamie Foxx and Chris Cooper in "The Kingdom" (Universal...
From left: Agent Janet Mayes (Jennifer Garner), Sgt. Haytham (Ali Suliman), Special Agent Ron Fleury...
Captain Al-Ghazi (Ashraf Barhom, left) and Jamie Foxx as Special Agent Ron Fleury in "The Kingdom"...
Jamie Foxx as Special Agent Ron Fleury in "The Kingdom" (Universal Pictures)
Jamie Foxx as Special Agent Ron Fleury in "The Kingdom" (Universal Pictures)
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The Kingdom, Series One [2 Discs]
The Kingdom
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