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I love him….I hate him. We all know Lars von Trier has what it takes. Lars von Trier decided to go overboard and torture his audience with every single film he’s made…because he can. Take the transformation of Charlotte Gainsbourg, for example. He takes a happy, smiley woman: And turns her into this: His films ranked: Tier One Dogville Nymphomaniac, Vol. I Tier Two Melancholia Nymphomaniac, Vol. II The Kingdom,Season I The Kingdom, Season II Turen til Squashland/A Trip to Squashland (short) Tier Three Manderlay Det perfekte menneske (short, 1967) En blomst / A Flower (short) Epidemic Breaking the Waves Tier Four Dancer in the Dark The… Read more

I love him….I hate him.

We all know Lars von Trier has what it takes. Lars von Trier decided to go overboard and torture his audience with every single film he’s made…because he can.

Take the transformation of Charlotte Gainsbourg, for example. He takes a happy, smiley woman:

And turns her into this:

His films ranked:

Tier One
Dogville
Nymphomaniac, Vol. I

Tier Two
Melancholia
Nymphomaniac, Vol. II
The Kingdom,Season I
The Kingdom, Season II
Turen til Squashland/A Trip to Squashland (short)

Tier Three
Manderlay
Det perfekte menneske (short, 1967)
En blomst / A Flower (short)
Epidemic
Breaking the Waves

Tier Four
Dancer in the Dark
The Idiots
Antichrist

Note: I saw and liked De fem benspænd/The Five Obstructions (2003) very much, but consider Jørgen Leth to be the director of that film.

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