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Politics, Theory, and FilmCritical Encounters with Lars von Trier$
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Bonnie Honig and Lori J. Marso

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780190600181

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600181.001.0001

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An Invitation from Lars von Trier

An Invitation from Lars von Trier

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(p.23) 1 An Invitation from Lars von Trier
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Politics, Theory, and Film
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Bonnie Honig

Lori J. Marso

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600181.003.0002

This chapter presents an interview with Lars von Trier by the Danish journalist Martin Krasnik. The interview took place in von Trier’s home in Brede, a small town just outside Copenhagen. It was broadcast on the Danish public television station DR2 in its entirety on January 12, 2015. The interview covers a variety of topics about von Trier’s life, including alcoholism, his father, rituals and religion, and the feeling of not belonging, among others. This interview also explores von Trier’s interest in everything Jewish, and how this is tied to the story of his father. It also delves into von Trier’s childhood and, in particular, looks at his experiences with psychiatric treatment.

Keywords:   interview, Martin Krasnik, alcoholism, Lars von Trier’s life, Lars von Trier’s childhood, Jews, psychiatric treatment, DR2

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