Lars von Trier
Born in 1956, graduated from the Danish Film School in 1983, Lars von Trier is internationally considered to be a prime mover behind the revival of Danish filmmaking, not least because of his role in Dogme95 manifesto. Von Trier’s film work ranges from the avant-garde to reinterpretations of classical genres. After the Europa Trilogy, he established his production company, Zentropa Entertainments. The Golden-Heart Trilogy gained him wider recognition (Dancer in the Dark, Palme d’Or in Cannes). After Dogville and Manderlay about USA, the film Antichrist will be released in May.