19/05/2011 Lars von Trier is banned by the Cannes Film Festival
Lars von Trier -- "I understand Hitler..."
LARS von TRIER comments on his Nazi statement in Cannes // 2011
'I'm not Nazi' - Lars von Trier in RT exclusive on Cannes Hitler remarks
Lars Von Trier interview on the Nazi comments he made during the Cannes Film Festival
Lars Von Trier - Persona Non Grata
Von Trier's remarks during the press conference before the premiere of Melancholia in Cannes caused significant controversy in the media, leading the festival to declare him persona non grata and to ban him from the festival for one year. The director released a formal apology immediately after the controversial press conference.