Written and directed by Lars von Trier, one of the most influential
and provocative filmmakers working today, Antichrist (2009),
tells a story of parental loss, mourning and despair that result
from the tragic death of a child. When the film screened at the
2009 Cannes Film Festival, it split audiences down the middle. Some
attacked von Trier for misogyny (amongst other things), while
others defended him for creating a daring and poetic portrait of... more...