Producer Peter Aalbaek Jensen, who has partnered with von Trier on many films including Dancer in the Dark, meanwhile told Jyllands Posten that he and von Trier “were the victims.” “As far as I remember, we were the victims.
That woman was stronger than both Lars von Trier and me and our company put together.
because of my strength , my great team and because i had nothing to loose having no ambitions in the acting world , i walked away from it and recovered in a years time .
A "secret" advance screening of Part I occurred at the Sundance Film Festival on 21 January 2014, at the Egyptian Theater with tickets distributed bearing the film title "Film X" amidst rumors the film could either be von Trier's film, or Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel.
), showing the film's main characters having sex in front of a tree, which appears to be growing human hands.
The Ad Standards Authority, which often gives amusing reasons for condemning or pardoning ad campaigns, is giving this one a pass, ruling that it's "unlikely to cause sexual excitement." The ruling also said: "The dream-like context, introduced by the hands protruding from the tree, had the effect of making the image of the naked couple seem removed from reality." So, expect lots more dream-sequence butt shots in British ads in future.
She said she “became aware” that “it is a universal thing that a director can touch and harass his actresses at will and the institution of film allows it”.
The 51-year-old musician, a former lead singer of The Sugarcubes post-punk group, did not name the filmmaker to whom she was referring, but said he had “a staff of dozens who enabled ... “When I turned the director down repeatedly he sulked and punished me” and “framed (me) as the difficult one,” she said.“That was not the case.