The film was screened in the 2,400-seat Grand Théâtre this Monday evening and, according to Variety.com, over 100 guests exited in protest, though many more believe half the viewers departed early.
During a break in the film'sproduction past year, the director - along with cast members Matt Dillon and Uma Thurman [VIDEO] - attended a press conference with ScreenDaily.com regarding the details of the project.
Talked to someone who walked out of the Lars von Trier film at Cannes: "He mutilates Riley Keough, he mutilates children... and we are all there in formal dress expected to watch it?"
Interestingly, Cannes 2018 is the first time Lars Von Trier has attended the festival since his controversial comments back in 2011 when he said that he sympathised with Hitler. "Torturous. Pathetic", wrote one attendee on Twitter, while entertainment reporter Roger Friedman described it as a "vile movie" that "should not have been made".
- Kyle Buchanan (@kylebuchanan) May 14, 2018I've never seen anything like this at a film festival. "The House That Jack Built is a dark and sinister story, yet presented through a philosophical and occasional humorous tale".
There may have been a few walkouts throughout the film's more brutal scenes, but, like numerous director's films, there were plenty who found merit in it. Matt Dillon takes the lead role of Jack, who has no problem with mutilating his victims.
We experience the story from Jack's point of view, while he postulates each murder is an artwork in itself. The goal is the ultimate artwork: A collection of all his killings manifested in a House that he builds.
The trailer, which alludes to the life of the killer and how he sees the world, is full of blood and gore - which only rattled the anxiety around the film's upcoming release. Let us know what you think.
However, Setoodeh reported that those remaining in the cinema did give its director an ovation after its finale.
The Golden Knights bounced back from a game one defeat with a 3-1 win over the Jets on Monday at Bell MTS Place . Like Tatar, forward Tomas Nosek was in the Golden Knights' lineup Monday night for the first time since May 2.
Iran's Foreign Ministry on Monday urged Muslims to unite against USA relocation of embassy in Israel, the state TV reported. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, however, described Trump's decision as the "slap of the century".
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) tweeted, "Harry Reid has never been one to shy from a fight, and this is surely no different. He suffered serious injuries in an exercise accident in 2015, and he did not seek re-election the next year .
Sean Bean won Best Drama Actor for playing a troubled priest toiling in Liverpool in the fictional series " Broken " while Brian. John Motson was given a special award for his contribution to television on the same day he retired from football commentating.
Earlier, North Korea announced that it would renounce nuclear weapons if the address of the country's threats and provocations. If one thinks back about two months ago, Kim and his entourage rode in a luxury train to Peking for a weekend.
Plant workers last week as a precaution removed 50,000 gallons (189,265 liters) of a flammable liquid stored at the site. Cracks along the highway have worsened in the last few days, with authorities fearing even more fissures could form.
Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt for the Raw Tag Team Titles official for later in the show during a backstage interview. This allowed Natalya to lock in the Sharpshooter on Morgan to pick up the win via submission.
They had scheduled protests at state capitols across much of the eastern United States on Monday, according to their website . At issue are several policies they believe are heartless, if not cruel, to poor people.
During their separation from their parents, eight of the children reportedly spoke with detectives about the situation. Allen was arrested May 11, and charged with seven counts of felony torture and nine counts of felony child abuse.
Melania Trump has visited schools, hospitals, and families who were dealing with the effects of the opioid epidemic. The latter can be caused by previous trauma such as a auto accident or a biopsy, he said.
Daily chances for scattered storms this week
REGIONS TRADITION: The Regions Tradition will begin Wednesday and continues through Sunday at Greystone Golf and Country Club. A cold front Thursday afternoon/evening will provide an increasing chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday is the Pennsylvania primary election
Spending in the hotly contested gubernatorial primary has passed $20 million and is Tuesday's marquee race. Currently, 39, 262 unaffiliated voters in Colorado have asked for a specific party's ballot.
Huge explosion heard in Afghan capital Kabul
The insurgents released a statement warning residents to remain inside their homes and called on people to "stay calm". Another resident told TOLOnews that people were running from the city and the situation is " very bad ".
Modi to hold informal summit with Putin next week
He further said that both the leaders will also discuss their respective national developmental priorities and bilateral matters. The Modi-Putin summit will be followed swiftly by Modi travelling to Indonesia and Singapore, and then China for the SCO summit.