Nov. 11, 2011
By Marc Glassman
Directed & written by Lars von Trier
Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, Alexander Skarsgard, Cameron Spurr, Charlotte Rampling, John Hurt, Stellan Skarsgard and Udo Kier.
Lars von Trier created worldwide controversy at the Cannes Film Festival by claiming that he was a Nazi. The former enfant terrible grew up thinking that he was Jewish but found out that his biological father was actually German. Hence, the “joke,” which was in part a response to questions about his extensive use of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde in