• The House That Jack Built
  • The House That Jack Built
  • The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built Programme 2019

by Lars von Trier Special Screenings

Jack has a somewhat unconventional passion: as a highly intelligent serial killer, murder is his craft. With meticulous planning and amazing ingenuity he engages with his morbid passion. Both women and children fall victim to Jack’s ruthlessness. To make matters worse, he also seems to have luck on his side; his series of murders, beginning in the US provinces of the 1970s, remain undisturbed by the authorities for decades. Over time, both Jack's self-confidence and negligence increase along with the risks he takes to achieve the perfect murder. Director Lars von Trier underlines his reputation as the enfant terrible of cinema with a disturbing yet inspiring shocker about the power of evil.


  • Genre: Thriller
  • Country, Year: Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany, 2018
  • Runtime: 155 Min
  • Languages: English
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  • Director: Lars von Trier
  • Cast: Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman, Siobhan Fallon Hogan
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  • Screenplay: Lars von Trier
  • Cinematography: Manuel Alberto Claro
  • Editor: Molly Marlene Stensgaard
  • Sound: Kristian Eidnes Andersen
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  • Producer: Louise Vesth
  • Executive Producers: Piv Bernth, Tomas Eskilsson, Thomas Gammeltoft, Peter Aalbæk Jensen, Leonid Ogarev
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  • Production Company: Zentropa Entertainment
  • World Sales: TrustNordisk
  • Swiss Distribution: Elite Film AG
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