The Cannes Film Festival’s 2018 lineup might excite certain cinephiles, but the selections have left some observers scratching their heads.
Controversial Danish director Lars von Trier is negotiating his return to Cannes for his new film“The House That Jack Built” after being banned from the festival in 2011 for comments about the Nazis.
Lars Von Trier’s ‘Nymph()maniac’ is truly painful to watch. But Jay Michaelson says a film that makes one think this much is worth watching.
Charlotte Gainsbourg is the star of Danish director Lars von Trier’s much-anticipated film, ‘Nymphomaniac.’ She plays a woman bent on self-destruction.
Good news for crazy Danish director Lars von Trier, who definitely doesn’t admire Hitler: his latest film, “Melancholia,” will celebrate its North American premiere in September at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Here’s how it seems to work at the Cannes Film Festival: organizers are happy to show your film even if you’re famously anti-Semitic — please just don’t make any weird comments on the premises.
After causing a stir at the Cannes Film Festival this morning, Danish director Lars von Trier has issued an apology, clarifying that he is a weirdo — but not a Hitler-admiring weirdo.