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Breaking the Waves (1996)
 Who was considered for Breaking the Waves?

Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter dropped out of the role of Bess McNeill.
Actor who got the part: Emily Watson

Melanie Griffith
Melanie Griffith was offered the female lead role, but the director opted for the younger Emily Watson.
Actor who got the part: Emily Watson

Madonna
Writer/director Lars Von Trier wanted Madonna to be in the lead. He wrote the film with her on his mind. He sent the script to her but didn't get any response from her. He didn't know why so he moved on.
Actor who got the part: Emily Watson

Barbara Sukowa
Barbara Sukowa was originally cast as Dodo but was replaced by Katrin Cartlidge.
Actor who got the part: Katrin Cartlidge



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