The Five Obstructions
De Fem Benspænd
Together with veteran Danish filmmaker Jørgen Leth, Lars von Trier challenges the conventional approach to documentaries. Both directors are fascinated by the basic elements of filmmaking: simplicity in image and sound. Recreating one of his first films, Jørgen Leth is set five challenges by von Trier in a game full of traps and twists. An investigative journey into the phenomenon of filmmaking.