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Matt Dillon & Uma Thurman Star In First Trailer For Lars Von Trier's THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT

First full trailer for von Trier's serial killer drama.








Lars von Trier returns to Cannes this week with the premiere of his latest, The House That Jack Built, which stars Matt Dillon as a serial killer with artistic pretensions in 1970s America.

The film also stars Uma ThurmanRiley Keough, Bruno Ganz, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Sofie Gråbøl, Jeremy Davies and Ed Speleers.

You can check out the first official trailer below.


The official synopsis reads:

U.S.A. in the 1970s. We follow the highly intelligent Jack through 5 incidents and are introduced to the murders that define Jack’s development as a serial killer. We experience the story from Jack’s point of view. He views each murder as an artwork in itself, even though his dysfunction gives him problems in the outside world.

Despite the fact that the final and inevitable police intervention is drawing ever near (which both provokes and puts pressure on Jack) he is – contrary to all logic – set on taking greater and greater chances. The goal is the ultimate artwork: A collection of all his killings manifested in a House that he builds. Along the way we experience Jack’s descriptions of his personal condition, problems and thoughts through a recurring conversation with the unknown Verge – a grotesque mixture of sophistry mixed with an almost childlike self-pity and in-depth explanations of, for Jack, dangerous and difficult maneuvers.



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