Lars Von Trier Goes Sci Fi with Planet Melancholia

Lars von Trier has revealed his next feature film will be “Melancholia,” a psychological drama-cum-disaster movie.

The title refers to Planet Melancholia, an enormous planet that looms threateningly close to Earth.

“No more happy endings!” commented Lars von Trier, who will direct from his own screenplay.

Few details have been reaveled about the plot though it is known that the film will not be an alien invasion movie, said Zentropa co-founder Peter Aalbaek Jensen.