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Louisiana State Univ.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Director Lars von Trier Banned From Cannes Film Festival For "Nazi" Remark

Cannes Film Festival officials have banned Lars von Trier from the event after he announced he was "a Nazi" at a press conference and told the media he "understood Hitler". He has since tried to distance himself from his remarks. Mr. von Trier has shown films numerous times at the Festival, so some observers see the ban as a particularly drastic and significant move.

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