Directed TV commercial urging Danes to vote for entry into the European single currency.
8 Biographical Movies |
3 Print Biographies |
10 Interviews |
14 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
Erik Nietzsche | Lars Trier | Lars Von Trier
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
American studios give money to directors to educate them away from their creative fingerprint, even if that's the reason they wanted them in the first place. I've avoided that fate by making movies here. You have to fight the urge to do a big action movie. You avoid 'Batman.' The bigger it is, the worse it is.
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.
Shoots digitally, encorporating imperfect hand-held camera movements that go in and out of focus.