Breaking the Waves

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"Love is a mighty power."
  • R
  • 1996
  • 2 hr 39 min
  • 7.8  (62,622)
  • 76

A cautionary tale about a husband who works on an oil rig off the shore and his wife who pines for him day and night. Set in a sleepy village on the coast, this movie has an ambience all its own. They begin with a wonderful love story, but the depression that his wife feels cannot be fixed even by their deepest love. The man needs to decide if his family or his job is more important, but he needs to make a decision before something tragic happens that could turn his world and his family upside down.

Breaking the Waves
Breaking The Waves
Breaking The Waves

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A cautionary tale about a husband who works on an oil rig off the shore and his wife who pines for him day and night. Set in a sleepy village on the coast, this movie has an ambience all its own. They begin with a wonderful love story, but the depression that his wife feels cannot be fixed even by their deepest love. The man needs to decide if his family or his job is more important, but he needs to make a decision before something tragic happens that could turn his world and his family upside down.

Breaking the Waves is a 1996 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 39 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.8 and a MetaScore of 76.

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  • Release Date
    1996
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 39 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (62,622)
  • Metascore
    76