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Lars Von Trier: Interviews #2020

Lars Von Trier Interviews With six entries at the Cannes Film Festival thus far Lars von Trier has been a Cannes award winner four times Without question he is the most intriguing film director to emerge in Denmark since the

  • Title: Lars Von Trier: Interviews
  • Author: Jan Lumholdt
  • ISBN: 9781578065325
  • Page: 274
  • Format: Paperback
  • Lars Von Trier: Interviews By Jan Lumholdt, With six entries at the Cannes Film Festival thus far, Lars von Trier has been a Cannes award winner four times Without question, he is the most intriguing film director to emerge in Denmark since the days of his great mentor in spirit Carl Theodor Dreyer A relentless visionary, von Trier b 1956 has succeeded not only in realizing his projects but also in managing toWith six entries at the Cannes Film Festival thus far, Lars von Trier has been a Cannes award winner four times Without question, he is the most intriguing film director to emerge in Denmark since the days of his great mentor in spirit Carl Theodor Dreyer A relentless visionary, von Trier b 1956 has succeeded not only in realizing his projects but also in managing to gather substantial audiences to his films Breaking the Waves 1996 made him a well known figure to American audiences, as did Dancer in the Dark 2000 , winner of the Palme d Or at Cannes His work on the groundbreaking TV series The Kingdom 1994 97 made him a household name in Denmark He has continued to stir controversy for his polarizing views on the characters and subject matter of his films, as well as for his film technique Media attention reached its peak when von Trier created Dogme 95, a movement dedicated to the Vow of Chastity, which strips cinema of its artifice, flash, and polish Rather than being strident or shrill, however, these collected interviews reveal the Danish filmmaker to be impish, forthright, witty, sometimes infuriating, and deeply committed to the possibilities of cinema The conversations in this collection trace his development from the structured, image obsessed formalist of The Element of Crime 1984 and Europa U.S title Zentropa, 1991 to the control shunning game master of the 1990s Most of these interviews, two previously unpublished, are translated into English for the first time They begin in 1968, when von Trier was the lead actor in a children s TV series, and end in 2001 Von Trier speaks of his visions, ideals, dislikes, and technical experimentations, of his conception of actors, his childhood, his phobias, and of his views on religion and his ill fated female protagonists His style in conversation is relaxed and honest, his mood affirmative and passionate Jan Lumholdt is a freelance journalist in Stockholm He is a former editor of Cinema, and his work has been published in Film International and Film Comment, as well as in Danish, German, and Swedish periodicals.

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    1. Lars Von Trier is without a doubt an incredible director, with amazing films like Dancer in the Dark that take the ordinary and make it unforgettable Yet he s really down to earth and never lets pretentiousness cloud over his work He was a good sport in allowing Stephen King to adapt his TV series Riget into the ABC miniseries Kingdom Hospital, a show I absolutely loved until it was canceled This book is one of very few, if any, that really looks at Von Trier s work and who he is as a person, go [...]

    2. Not a bad read, since it s nice to be in Lars von Trier s company What s interesting about this book is that it collects interviews with Lars over the years, so you can see how he was answering questions back when he was 26 versus when he s 43 It s interesting to watch him grow over time and to see the essential thread of fascination that runs from his youth to his middle age However, he became a much better interviewee once he hit the age of 40, so other than to show his change in personality, [...]

    3. If, like me and many other film fans, you have a complicated relationship with Lars von Trier, then I can t recommend this to you enough Excellent, wide ranging collection of interviews with von Trier covering his youth he was the lead actor in a television miniseries up through preparations for shooting Dogville The Lars von Trier you expect is on display egotistical, contradictory, mischievous but you also see much of his personality and learn much about what motivates him My biggest complai [...]

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