Directed TV commercial "Sauna" for Ekstra Bladet (Danish tabloid paper).
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Erik Nietzsche | Lars Trier | Lars Von Trier
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[press conference at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, following the screening of Melancholia
(2011)] I really wanted to be a Jew and then I found out I was really a Nazi, you know, because my family was German, which also gave me some pleasure. [Hitler] did some wrong things, absolutely, but I can see him sitting in his bunker at the end. He's not what you call a good guy, but I understand much ...
Was declared 'persona non grata' at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival after claiming to understand Adolph Hitler and joking about being a Nazi at the official press conference for his competition film, Melancholia
(2011). In October 2011, five months after the festival, von Trier declared that he would refrain from all future public statements and interviews as a result of the controversy.
The majority of his feature films have a female lead who experiences some form of transcendence after battling through harsh adversity.