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The House That Jack Built Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden 2018 | 153 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2018

Lars von Trier

In 1995, LARS VON TRIER (*1956) was a co-initiator of the Dogma manifesto which left its mark on European cinema. His uncompromising films have often caused scandals. The House that Jack Built is no exception, with its premiere ending in uproar at Cannes.

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Enfant terrible Lars von Trier explores the sadistic depths of a serial killer. Loner Jack (Matt Dillon) is highly intelligent, but also highly dangerous. Jack is a serial killer. In the 1970s he kills people in brutal and sadistic ways, mainly women, and gets off on his victims' suffering. For Jack these are not crimes, he regards each murderous act as a piece of art. And while the police over the years get closer and closer to the killer, Jack takes ever greater risks. For he is still not satisfied with his "oeuvre": he wants to create the ultimate work of art.

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Orig. Title: The House That Jack Built
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Section: Free Port
Director: Lars von Trier
Screenplay: Lars von Trier, nach einer Idee von Jenle Hallund und Lars von Trier
Cast: Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Sofie Gråbøl, Riley Keough, Jeremy Davies, David Bailie
Producer: Louise Vesth
Sprachfassung: OV with German subtitles
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Camera: Manuel Alberto Claro
Set Designer: Simone Grau Roney
Cutter: Molly Malene Stensgaard
Redaktion: Andreas Schreitmüller (arte)
Format: dcp
Printsource:
German Distributor: Concorde Filmverleih GmbH
World Sales: TrustNordisk
Production: Zentropa Entertainments31; Zentropa Sweden; Slot Machine; Zentropa France; Zentropa Köln
contact: Holger Fuchs, Concorde Filmverleih GmbH: fuchs@concorde-film.de