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Lars von Trier on Cannes walkouts: 'I’m not sure they hated my film enough'

Director addresses storm over The House That Jack Built and his Cannes return, saying if he ever kills anyone it will be a journalistLars von Trier has broken his silence on the reception to his latest film, The House That Jack Built, which premiered at the Cannes film festival on Monday to widespread outrage, a mass walkout and tepid reviews. The drama stars Matt Dillon as a prolific serial killer who slaughters women and children and, in a flashback that has perhaps caused the most consternation, cuts the foot off...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Thursday, 17 May