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Why did the horses calm down after John died in Melancholia?

Why did the horses calm down after John died? What was the director trying to convey?
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What is the symbolism of the uncrossable bridge in Melancholia?

In Lars von Trier's Melancholia (2011) there are two scenes of the sisters riding their horses. Both end with Justine's (Kirsten Dunst) horse Abraham refusing to cross a small bridge. In the second ...