The Five Obstructions THE FIVE OBSTRUCTIONS Danish director Lars von Trier challenges his former mentor Jorgen Leth to remake a 1967 short in five ways. The result is… The Five Obstructions THE FIVE OBSTRUCTIONS Danish director Lars von Trier challenges his former mentor Jorgen Leth to remake a 1967 short in five ways. The result is… 2004-05-26 Unrated PT90M Documentary Koch Lober
Movie Review

The Five Obstructions (2004)

MPAA Rating: Unrated
EW's GRADE
A

Details Limited Release: May 26, 2004; Rated: Unrated; Length: 90 Minutes; Genre: Documentary; Distributor: Koch Lober

THE FIVE OBSTRUCTIONS Danish director Lars von Trier challenges his former mentor Jorgen Leth to remake a 1967 short in five ways. The result is eager, playful, and inspired -- a prankish filmmaking equivalent of the story of Job.

Originally posted Jun 18, 2004 Published in issue #770 Jun 18, 2004 Order article reprints