'The House That Jack Built' Trailer Shows Off Brutality

Matt Dillon Is a Full On Psycho in the Trailer for Lars Von Trier's The House That Jack Built

Matt Dillon Is a Full On Psycho in the Trailer for Lars Von Trier's The House That Jack Built

"The House That Jack Built" will be viewed by the press today.

Now, in news that I can not say surprised me, we're hearing that the screening apparently did not go over well.

While one audience member added: "I've just walked out of Lars von Trier's premiere at Cannes 2018 because seeing children being shot and killed is not art or entertainment".

The film will debut in the United States later this fall, though we can only expect that there's going to be even more controversial debate around the feature as more audience members get a glimpse into the disturbing project. The House That Jack Built stars Matt Dillon as the titular Jack, a highly intelligent serial killer.

"The movie is overwhelming", she said.

Danish director Lars Von Trier, who had been barred from the Cannes Film Festival since 2011 over his controversial comments about Adolf Hitler, made a comeback at the gala with his new film, The House That Jack Built.

Not everyone seems to have been appalled by The House That Jack Built, however.

Gross. Pretentious. Vomitive. Torturous.

There may have been a few walkouts throughout the film's more brutal scenes, but, like numerous director's films, there were plenty who found merit in it.

The trailer for "The House That Jack Built" can be viewed following this article. As the inevitable police intervention is drawing nearer, he is taking greater and greater risks in his attempt to create the ultimate artwork. 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 nearly childlike self-pity and in-depth explanations of, for Jack, unsafe and hard maneuvers.

Personally, it's hard to put much belief in those who walked out.

The trailer, which alludes to the life of the killer and how he sees the world, is full of blood and gore - which only rattled the anxiety around the film's upcoming release. Setoodeh reports that the film received a standing ovation at the Cannes premiere, which prompted someone sitting near him to declare: "They'll clap for anything".

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