Epidemic (1987)


In his second film, director Lars von Trier stars as a young filmmaker who, along with his friend, Niels, is writing a 200-page screenplay entitled "The Cop & The Whore." When they lose the screenplay in a computer mishap, they decide to start over with a new story entitled "Epidemic," about a horrible plague taking over Europe. Little do they know that, as they are writing, a real viral catastrophe is starting to wipe out the citizens of the continent.