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Release date: 14 December 2018
Running time: 155 minutes
Lars von Trier returns to the director's chair to present his most daring and provocative work to date, The House That Jack Built. This time the topic of discussion is violence and art, and violence as art. In a mesmerising career best, Matt Dillon plays failed architect turned serial killer Jack who leads us through the thought processes behind his increasingly depraved acts of murder which he names 'incidents'. As he retells his crimes to Verge (Bruno Ganz) claiming them to be individual works of art themselves, the audience is invited to question the nature of artistry, where its limits lie and when is far too far? With pitch black humour and undeniable cinematic vision, von Trier delights in taking us there. As Jack says, 'The greatest cathedrals have sublime artwork hidden in the darkest of corners for only God to see.'
Original title: The House That Jack Built
Cast: Matt Dillon, Uma Thurman, Bruno Ganz
Director: Lars von Trier
Age restrictions: 18