The Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier is welcome at the Cannes film Festival. Seven years after his hotly contested passage in which his sympathy is expressed for Adolf Hitler, he’s allowed his new film ‘The House That Jack Built’ proposals at the film festival, as announced by the organization today.
The Golden Palm 2000 will his latest films, albeit out of competition need to show.
Despite his apology following his unfortunate statement was Von Trier declared ‘ persona non grata on the Croisette, an unprecedented sanction on the film Festival. His film ‘Melancholia’ remained, however, compete for the Golden Palm, and the actress Kirsten Dunst even obtained the award for best female lead.
‘The House That Jack Built’ narrates the story of the serial killer Jack, played dor Matt Dillon. Among others, Uma Thurman and Sofie Grabol, best known from ‘The Killing’, interpret the roles of Jacks victims.
Another remarkable filmnieuws from Cannes: ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, the life’s work of Monty Python-ancien Terry Gilliam, the festival will shut down. Gilliam worked around twenty years on the project, which was plagued by all kinds of setbacks. The film was threatened not to come out due to problems with the producer, but the beginning of this month, everything was still quiet.