3 Clips and 1 Pretentious Poster for Lars von Trier’s THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT

Lars von Trier’s The House That Jack Built inspired mass walkouts at Canne during its world premiere last week. The walkouts were due to the film’s shocking and brutal content including Matt Dillon’s serial killer Jack mutilating Riley Keough and shooting a kid. Damn.

And today we have a set of new clips from the film and a super pretentious banner poster that recreates Eugène Delacroix’s The Barque of Dante painting. Interesting choice…

You can check out the film’s poster to the right and the clips and banner poster below. Then make sure to hit us up and let us know what you think in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

On top of Dillion and Keough, Von Trier’s new film co-stars Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Sofie Gråbøl, Jeremy Davies, and Ji-tae Yu.

“The House That Jack Built takes place in 1970s USA. We follow the highly intelligent Jack through 5 incidents and are introduced to the murders that define Jack’s development as a serial killer. We experience the story from Jack’s point of view. He views each murder as an artwork in itself, even though his dysfunction gives him problems in the outside world. Despite the fact that the final and inevitable police intervention is drawing ever near (which both provokes and puts pressure on Jack) he is – contrary to all logic – set on taking greater and greater chances. Along the way we experience Jack’s descriptions of his personal condition, problems and thoughts through a recurring conversation with the unknown Verge – a grotesque mixture of sophistry mixed with an almost childlike self-pity and in-depth explanations of, for Jack, dangerous and difficult maneuvers.”

The House That Jack Built will be released later this year via IFC Films.



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