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lars von trier’s serial-killer movie shocked cannes, but his provocations are getting stale

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lars von trier’s serial-killer movie shocked cannes, but his provocations are getting stale

cannes announced lars von trier’s auspicious return to the festival after they released their official screening lineup, lending an air of mystery to the auteur’s newest film. what was it about the house that jack built—a movie about a serial killer that sounded at least as provocative if not more so than his previous films—that had shifted von trier from persona non grata to man of the hour? he had been banned from the festival in 2011 after a bizarre press conference for his film melancholia in which he declared his “sympathy” for adolf hitler. as it turns out, the house that jack built is von trier at his most confessional, at times his most tedious, and in its philosophizing about art and artists and what makes art divine,...