Lars von Trier

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Stellan Skarsgård: ‘My tips for fatherhood? Don’t lie. Even about Santa Claus’
The Swedish actor best known for his collaborations with Lars von Trier – as well as Marvel movies, Pirates of the Caribbean and Mamma Mia! – answers your questions about Lars von Trier, porn and pickled herrings

As told to Catherine Shoard

25, Nov, 2021 @1:11 PM

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'My father and I disagree on the purpose of cinema': Anders and Nicolas Winding Refn on film-making
The two Danish directors have known the joy of success and the pain of failure in their respective careers. Just don’t expect them to see eye to eye on anything else

Xan Brooks

11, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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The Boss of It All review – whimsical Lars von Trier workplace comedy
This larky Zoom-era adaptation of the director’s film about white-collar leadership is full of improv-style gusto

Arifa Akbar

20, Sep, 2020 @10:15 AM

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When art films attack: why The Painted Bird's try-hard horrors fail to land | Ryan Gilbey
From Haneke to Von Trier, the arthouse provocateur has a long, grim history. But there’s a thin line between trauma and tedium

Ryan Gilbey

14, Sep, 2020 @7:00 AM

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The second coming of Jesus: how the Big Lebowski bowler was resurrected
It’s been 22 years since the dubious Puerto Rican appeared in the Coen brothers’ classic – and 46 since Les Valseuses, the French sex comedy John Turturro has loosely adapted for Jesus’s comeback. Welcome to the world of the cinematic crossover

Ryan Gilbey

20, Mar, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Charlotte Gainsbourg: ‘Everything now is so politically correct. So boring’
The actor and singer grew up in her parents’ shadow, and starred in Lars Von Trier’s most extreme films. She talks about why she’s finally comfortable in her own skin

Arwa Mahdawi

26, Oct, 2019 @9:00 AM

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

Peter Bradshaw, Cath Clarke, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

13, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Vox Lux director Brady Corbet: 'The movie is about the desire to be iconic'
The US film-maker on creative burnout, working with Scott Walker and his new film starring Natalie Portman as a messed-up pop star

Jonathan Romney

05, May, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Mads Mikkelsen: ‘One word wrong and you're a dead person’
The star of Hannibal, The Hunt and new film Arctic doubts frank conversation is possible in the wake of #MeToo. But is he really also sceptical about climate change?

Gwilym Mumford

25, Apr, 2019 @3:04 PM

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Cult cinema hero Udo Kier: ‘I like the film, it’s very brutal'
He has worked with everyone from Andy Warhol to Lars von Trier – as well as gone underage drinking with Rainer Fassbinder and chatted up hustlers with River Phoenix

Alex Godfrey

11, Apr, 2019 @11:59 AM

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Six of the best places to watch European films on the web
Looking to find quality European cinema in the streaming universe? These six services yield rich rewards

Guy Lodge

11, Feb, 2019 @8:00 AM

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The House That Jack Built review – a killer with room for improvement
Matt Dillon’s crazed architect recalls Lars von Trier’s grisly greatest hits in the director’s perversely timed black comedy

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

16, Dec, 2018 @8:00 AM

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