Copy of Lars Von Trier's New Film Sparks Outrage, Walkouts At Cannes Film Festival

More than 100 people reportedly walked out of the premiere of Lars Von Trier's new movie 'The House That Jack Built' on Monday night (14.05.18). The 62-year-old director has only just returned to the Cannes Film Festival after previously making a series of provocative remarks about Adolf Hitler, but his latest effort left some moviegoers feeling less than impressed, with the murder drama leaving members of the audience in shock. Asked about his German roots and his interest in the Nazi aesthetic at a press conference, Von Trier delivered a controversial response.

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