Jann Ruyters asked about reactions to BREAKING THE WAVES. There was a
rather detailed discussion of it at the time of the film's American
release (around December 1996/January 1997). These comments are
collected at the gopher site that stores 'back issues' of SCREEN-L.
Lots of them are at the location below:
Further information about how to search through back issues and
retrieve them are located at this address:
Best of luck!
Edward R. O'Neill
Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite