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Lars von Trier Plans to Direct 10 Short Films After ‘House That Jack Built’ Left Him With Terrible Anxiety

The controversial director admits filming "The House That Jack Built" was terrible for him due to anxiety and drinking.

Lars von Trier

Lars von Trier


As the world continues to wait and see whether or not Lars von Trier’s “The House That Jack Built” will be announced as a late addition to the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, the polarizing director is already making plans for his follow-up project. Danish culture website Soundvenue reports that Trier is putting together an experimental short film project for his next directorial effort. The director announced his plan in a video interview ahead of receiving Denmark’s cultural award, the Sonning Prize, this week.

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