The Problem with Provocation: on Lars von Trier, Enfant Terrible of Danish Art Film

  • Mette Hjort Lingnan University


The article focuses on the strategies of provocation in films of the Danish director Lars von Trier. His two films, Manderlay and Antichrist, are interpreted here as the examples of the perverted denial of political, cultural, gender and moral norms. The text also discusses the differences in reception of von Trier’s films in Denmark, other European countries and in the USA.


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