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Lars von Trier: Misogynist?

“The problem with her [Bjork] is a bit like a problem you have with women – sometimes they do something you don’t really understand.”

- Lars von Trier

You could say that Lars von Trier doesn’t really have a way with the ladies. After all, he employed a misogyny consultant on the set of Antichrist(2009), whose sold job it was to “furnish the proof of the fact that women are evil.” In his films, women are beaten, raped, depressed, falsely accused, murdered, and commonly said to side with . . .

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Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.