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Lars Von Trier Regrets 'Foolish' Nazi Remarks

Lars Von Trier regrets making "foolish" comments about Nazism at the 'Melancholia' press conference at the Cannes Film Festival in May.The director believes "Danish humour" was to blame for the comments - in which he...

Rose Byrne's Rejection Despair

Rose Byrne didn't get out of bed for three days when she missed out on a movie role.The 'Bridesmaids' actress fell in love with the part of Grace in 2005 drama 'Manderlay' and was devastated...

Kirsten Dunst Defends Von Trier Over Hitler Comments

Actress Kirsten Dunst has defended her Melancholia director Lars Von Trier over controversial statements he made at the Cannes Film Festival about Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.The Danish moviemaker stunned reporters during a Cannes press conference...

Von Trier Apologizes Again For Hitler Remarks

Danish director Lars von Trier, who joked during a news conference at the Cannes Film Festival, about being a Nazi and understanding Hitler -- and wound up being declared persona non grata by the festival...

The Tree Of Life Is A Golden Palm

Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life, starring Brad Pitt, was the controversial winner of the 64th Cannes Film Festival' top prize, the Palme d'Or, on Sunday. Major critics attending the festival either hailed it or...

Kirsten Dunst Grateful To Land Award After Von Trier Scandal

Kirsten Dunst used her acceptance speech at the Cannes Film Festival awards gala to thank members of the jury for keeping her movie Melancholia in the competition after director Lars Von Trier was banned from...

Von Trier Vows To Shun Press Conferences After Hitler Furore

Danish director Lars Von Trier has vowed to shun future movie press conferences after allowing himself to get "carried away" at the Cannes Film Festival and make controversial statements about Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.Von Trier...

Lars Von Trier Says There's 'A Little Bit Of Nazi In Us All'

Lars Von Trier, the controversial Danish filmmaker, has reacted to being banned from the Cannes Film Festival by suggesting "there's a little bit of a Nazi in us all". Lars Von Trier was declared to...

Refn 'Repulsed' By Von Trier's Hitler Comments

Filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn has blasted fellow Danish director Lars Von Trier for his "unacceptable" statements about Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, insisting he was "very repulsed" by the remarks.Von Trier hit headlines this week (beg16May11)...

Lars Von Trier Banned From Cannes

Lars Von Trier has been expelled from the Cannes Film Festival after calling himself a "Nazi". The 55-year-old director - who was brought up as Jewish until he discovered his biological father was a German...

Von Trier Accepts Cannes Ban

Controversial Danish director Lars Von Trier "fully accepts" his ban from the Cannes Film Festival, according to his producer partner.Organisers of the annual French event declared von Trier a "persona non grata" on Thursday (19May11),...

Cannes Cans Von Trier

The Cannes Film Festival today (Thursday) declared Danish director Lars Von Trier "persona non grata" effective immediately following his joking remarks at a news conference on Wednesday that he was a Nazi with an understanding...

Von Trier Banned From Cannes

Danish director Lars Von Trier has been banned from the Cannes Film Festival in France after he made controversial comments about Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler.The moviemaker shocked reporters and critics at a press conference for...

Lars Von Trier Banned From Cannes After Nazi Remarks

Lars Von Trier, the acclaimed Danish filmmaker, has been banned from the Cannes Film Festival following remarks that he sympathizes with Adolf Hitler, reports the Associated Press. Lars Von Trier was heavily criticised for describing...

Festival To Von Trier No You Cannes't

Danish director Lars Von Trier who won the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or in 2000 for Dancer in the Dark, caused as much befuddlement at a Cannes news conference today (Wednesday) as his latest movie,...

Von Trier Apologises For Nazi Comments

Cannes Film Festival organisers have accepted an apology from director Lars Von Trier over controversial statements he made about Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.Von Trier stunned reporters at a press conference for his new film Melancholia...

Lars Von Trier Backtracks On Nazi Comments

Lars Von Trier, the acclaimed Danish director who described himself as a "Nazi" during a press conference at the Cannes Film Festival today (18th May 2011) has apologised for the remarks, reports Afp. Lars Von...

Lars Von Trier Causes A Stir With Nazi Remarks

Lars Von Trier has caused a stir in Cannes by calling himself a Nazi.The director stunned onlookers at a press conference for his latest film 'Melancholia' at the film festival in the south of France...

Lars Von Trier Says He 'Understands' Hitler

Lars Von Trier, the acclaimed Danish filmmaker currently promoting his new movie 'Melancholia' at the Cannes Film Festival, says he 'understands' and 'sympathises' with Adolf Hitler, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Lars Von Trier made...

Diane Kruger Lights Up Cannes

Diane Kruger is one of the stars of a new advertising campaign for Jaeger-LeCoultre. A giant portrait of the stunning actress - shot by photographer Marcel Hartmann - has been erected on the French Riviera...

Malick's Tree Of Life To Be Planted At Cannes

Terrence Malick's much awaited The Tree of Life , starring Brad Pitt and Sean Penn, is among the films selected to compete for the Palme d'Or, the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, which...

Gemma Arterton Wants Aronofsky Collaboration

Gemma Arterton wants to work with Darren Aronofsky. The 'Tamara Drewe' actress cites the director's ballet thriller 'Black Swan' as her favourite movie of the last 12 months and has issued an open plea for...

Gemma Arterton's Disappearance Love

Gemma Arterton's new film 'The Disappearance of Alice Creed' is "up her street". The British actress admits the thriller - which was filmed entirely on the Isle of Man - is a departure from her...

Kirsten Dunst Cast In Melancholia

Kirsten Dunst has been cast in new sci-fi disaster movie 'Melancholia'. The 27-year-old actress will star alongside Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland and Udo Kier in the film, which will be directed by Lars von Trier....

Scorsese To Remake Taxi Driver ? With De Niro?

What appeared to be a far-fetched rumor circulating around the Berlin Film Festival that Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Lars Von Trier would team up to remake the 1976 classic Taxi Driver suddenly were...

No Taxi Driver For Von Trier

LARS VON TRIER's business partner has dismissed rumours the Danish director is in talks with MARTIN SCORSESE and ROBERT DE NIRO to resurrect TAXI DRIVER - blasting the reports as "rubbish."The new movie was rumoured...

Antichrist Rules Danish Film Awards

LARS VON TRIER's controversial movie ANTICHRIST was the big winner at Denmark's most prestigious prize-giving - picking up seven coveted Robert Awards.The film, starring Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg, received mixed reviews because of its...

Dafoe In Therapist's Office For Antichrist

Actor WILLEM DAFOE visited a therapist's office for the first time in his life to prepare for his role as a psychiatrist in LARS VON TRIER's horror/drama ANTICHRIST.The star was desperate to work with the...

Gainsbourg Feared Von Trier's Anxiety Attacks

CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG was terrified of taking on a role in LARS VON TRIER's horror/drama ANTICHRIST after the film-maker warned he was suffering panic attacks that could force him to quit the shoot.The actress was desperate...

Palme D'or Could Bring Haneke Into Spotlight, Says Expert

Michael Haneke's Palme d'Or win could see a new audience exposed to the Austrian director's style, says the UK's pre-eminent expert on the filmmaker.Haneke won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday...

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