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CANNES 2009 Market / Scandinavia

Antichrist sold to UK and US

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Lars von Trier’s controversial film Antichrist [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Lars von Trier
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.

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