The House That Jack Built
Director: Lars von Trier
Section: World Cinema
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany | Year: 2018
Language(s): English | Time: 155 mins
The USA in the 1970s. We follow the highly intelligent Jack through five incidents and are introduced to the murders that define Jack’s development as a serial killer. He views each murder as an artwork in itself, even though his dysfunction gives him problems in the outside world.
Lars von Trier co-founded both the Danish production company Zentropa and the Dogma movement in the 1990s. His films have won prizes worldwide including many major awards at Cannes Film Festival: the Palme d′Or for Dancer in the Dark (2000), the Grand Jury Prize for Breaking the Waves (1996), and the Best Actress prize for Antichrist (2009) and Melancholia (2011).