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 Film 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
Awards see the list of awards and nominations

Lars von Trier (b. 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 latest film, The House That Jack Built is scheduled for a release in 2018.

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