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July 22, 2009

RT Interview: Lars von Trier on Antichrist Opens in new window

If you go down to the woods today... Well, just don't. Danish provocateur Lars von Trier's arthouse psychohorror Antichrist is the most controversial film of the year -- and the most gruelling. Written by von Trier while he was bedridden with depression, it sees Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg as a grieving couple who retreat to a woodland cabin to recover from the death of their baby son. But healing quickly turns to horror as their wounds are ripped wide open: hardcore sex, ultraviolence, emotional meltdown, graphic torture and, um, a talking fox. It's a bizarre, powerful, audacious curio that's tough to swallow but even harder to ignore. Having spent his career ripping up the cinematic rulebook with daring, dazzling movies like The Idiots, Dancer In The Dark and Dogville, von Trier calls Antichrist the most important film of his life. More...

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