Lars von Trier

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Lars von Trier
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Lars von Trier at Cannes in 2000
Born Lars Trier
30 April 1956 (1956-04-30) (age 61)
Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
Nationality Danish
Education National Film School of Denmark, University of Copenhagen
Occupation Movie director and screenwriter
Years active 1977–present
Notable work
Movement Hyperrealism
Dogme 95
German Expressionism
Spouse(s)
  • Cæcilia Holbek (m. 1987; div. 1995)[1]
  • Bente Frøge (m. 1997; div. 2015)[2]
Children 4

Lars von Trier (born 30 April 1956) is a Danish movie director and screenwriter. He has won many prizes. These include the Palme d'Or, the Grand Prix, and the Prix du Jury at the Cannes Film Festival. He has a prolific and controversial career, spanning over four decades.[3][4] His movie The House That Jack Built is scheduled for a release in 2018.

References[change | change source]

  1. Lumholdt, Jan (2003). Lars von Trier: interviews. Univ. Press of Mississippi. pp. 22–23. ISBN 978-1-57806-532-5. Retrieved 14 October 2010. 
  2. Lars Dinesen (2015-09-04). "Lars von Trier skal skilles" (in Danish). metroxpress. Retrieved 2017-02-04. 
  3. "Kinema:A Journal for Film and Audiovisual Media". kinema.uwaterloo.ca. Retrieved 27 July 2016. 
  4. "A joke or the most brilliant film-maker in Europe?". The Guardian. 22 January 1999. Retrieved 27 July 2016.