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‘The House That Jack Built’: A Harrowing Descent Into Depravity

Mike Worby
To say that shock-auteur Lars von Trier has explored dark subject matter in his past works might be the understatement of the century. However, even with that obvious caveat out of the way, The House That Jack Built is a shockingly visceral and truly devastating experience. This is, of course, not to...
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Cannes Film Festival 2018: ‘The House That Jack Built’ is Lars Von Trier’s Worst Film

Redmond Bacon
The complete descent into nihilism and gruesome violence is Lars von Trier’s purpose with 'The House That Jack Built,' an attempt to make a film that will shock the sensibilities of anybody who dares to watch it.