Antichrist: Gainsbourg Gets Awards despite Genital Torture
Lars Von Trier is known for some of intense, dogma style of film which is
constantly pushing the limits. In 2009, he once again shook up the realm of
film with Antichrist. Starring Willem Dafoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg,
Antichrist is the horror story of a couple struggling after their child dies.
When the couple goes into a secluded cabin, they both retreat into a world of
violence, chaos and debauchery.
Video interview about Antichrist
Charlotte Gainsbourg Antichrist received the
Cannes Film Festival Best Actress Award as well as many other prestigious
awards. Despite all the positive reviews, there are still mixed feelings about
Antichrist, mostly due to a genital torture scene.