Antichrist sold to UK and US
by Annika Pham
Lars von Trier’s controversial film Antichrist [+see also:
interview: Cannes 2009
film profile], sold by TrustNordisk, has been acquired by the US (IFC Films) and the UK (Artificial Eye).
In a statement to Danish press agency Ritzau, Peter Aalbæk Jensen, managing director of Zentropa, said that two versions of the Danish competition title would be available to world buyers: a “softer” Catholic version with four extreme scenes taken out, and the Cannes “Protestant” version.