Overreaction by the Cannes Board of Directors - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Alterman
    • 19.05.11 | 15:53 (IDT)

    I posted a comment yesterday (to the article "Danish director.....understands Hitler"). But of course - the issue here is not freedom of speech, but the ideas, brand, image and business of the Cannes festival. von Trier cracked some bad jokes, based on his well-known and documented bad taste. He is not a nice and balanced PC-person. He said that the next movie with Kirsten Dunst should be a hardcore porn movie. The Cannes Directors are hypocrites. von Trier is brilliant and disgusting. What a silly spectacle in Cannes!

    from the article: Cannes Film Festival bans Lars von Trier over Hitler remarks
    First published 14:26 19.05.11 | Last updated 14:26 19.05.11
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