Lars Von Trier Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

4th December 2013

Fact: A cinema in Florida has been forced to offer free tickets to a group of visitors after children were accidentally shown part of the explicit trailer to Lars Von Trier's new film Nymphomaniac before a screening of Disney's new animated Christmas film Frozen. According to one customer, the audience was shown a clip of a cartoon before the screen cut to the graphic trailer featuring Shia LaBeouf and Uma Thurman.

8th January 2012

Fact: Filmmaker Lars Von Trier's haunting drama Melancholia has been named Best Film of 2011 by America's National Society of Film Critics. The movie's star Kirsten Dunst won Best Actress, while Brad Pitt was named Best Actor for his roles in Moneyball and The Tree of Life.

8th September 2011

Quote: "He, like other very naive souls, called me and asked me, 'Can I be in your film?' and I said, 'Of course, it's a fantastic idea,' and he was great. I think that it's somehow funny how he rescues the Earth in every episode (of 24), so I thought it would be interesting that he didn't save the world." Lars Von Trier was eager to show another side of Kiefer Sutherland in sci-fi drama Melancholia after his role as 24 action man Jack Bauer.

29th September 2005

Quote: <p>"I think maybe his mum didn't do a very good job of bringing him up, and he wanted me to go in there and fix him, which I did. When he was being a spoiled brat, I would just stop him." Bjork describes working with movie maverick Lars Von Trier on the set of Dancer in the Dark. </p>

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