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Kirsten Dunst's Cathartic Shoot

15th November 2011

Kirsten Dunst found shooting 'Melancholia' "cathartic". The actress has previously suffered with depression issues, and playing depressive character Justine in the Lars Von Trier-directed film helped her release some tension and "express" herself.She said: "You...

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Kirsten Dunst: 'Von Trier's Hitler Ramble Was A Joke Gone Wrong'

9th November 2011

Kirsten Dunst is still defending her Melancholia director Lars Von Trier after his comments about Nazi leader Adolf Hitler prompted Cannes Film Festival organisers to ban him from the event for life.The actress was sitting...

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Dunst Impressed Von Trier During Online Chat

13th October 2011

Kirsten Dunst landed her role in Lars Von Trier's new movie Melancholia after chatting to the director over video-messaging service Skype.The Spider-Man actress was recommended to Von Trier to play a depressed woman in the...

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Von Triers' Cannes Ban Stopped Melancholia Cast Celebrating

13th October 2011

Lars Von Trier apologised to the cast of his movie Melancholia for his controversial Adolf Hitler comments which saw him banned from the Cannes Film Festival - because it stopped them celebrating the success of...

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Kirsten Dunst Becomes German Citizen, Moving To Berlin?

10th October 2011

Kirsten Dunst, the American-born actress currently starring in Lars Von Trier's 'Melancholia', has revealed she has attained her German citizenship, according to German magazine B.Z.Dunst is of half-German descent on her father's side and frequently...

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Rampling: 'Von Trier Was Ill While Filming Anti-christ'

10th October 2011

Embattled moviemaker Lars Von Trier was battling ill health while making controversial film Anti-christ, leaving friends worried about his welfare.The Danish director even confided in pal Charlotte Rampling that he didn't think he'd be able...

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Kirsten Dunst Is Angered By Controlling Directors

8th October 2011

Kirsten Dunst has gotten "angry" when she has been made to feel like a "puppet" on movie sets. The actress - who has had leading roles in numerous films, including 'Spider-Man' and 'Marie Antoinette' -...

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Director Von Trier Says He's Shutting Up

6th October 2011

Lars Von Trier was clearly joking during a news conference at the Cannes Film Festival last May when he remarked that he had always believed that he had been born a Jew ("I was very...

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Kirsten Dunst Doesn't Live 'Crazy' Life

6th October 2011

Kirsten Dunst doesn't live a "crazy" Hollywood life.The 29-year-old actress - who has previously dated rocker Johnny Borrell - is adamant her lifestyle is rather sedate and she is careful with the money she earns...

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Lars Von Trier Faces Police Enquiry Over Hitler Remarks

5th October 2011

Lars Von Trier has been questioned by police over remarks he made about Hitler at the Cannes Film Festival in May. The Danish filmmaker, whose latest movie 'Melancholia' has divided critics, was declared 'persona non...

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Von Trier Withdraws From Public Eye Over Hitler Controversy

5th October 2011

Moviemaker Lars Von Trier has vowed never to give another interview or make a public statement as he continues to suffer the fall-out from his controversial remarks about Adolf Hitler earlier this year (11).The Danish...

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Lars Von Trier Makes Silence Pledge

5th October 2011

Lars Von Trier has vowed to give up speaking in public.The 'Melancholia' director has made the pledge after being probed by French police following remarks he made about Adolf Hitler at the Cannes Film Festival...

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Kirsten Dunst: 'I Could Not Have Got Away With Antichrist Role'

5th October 2011

Kirsten Dunst is adamant she could never have played the lead in Lars Von Trier's shocking movie Antichrist, because her fame and large chest would have made the film even more controversial.The Danish filmmaker hired...

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Kirsten Dunst Opens Up About Depression At Premiere

29th September 2011

Kirsten Dunst, the 29-year-old actress who stars in Lars Von Trier's new movie 'Melancholia', has revealed she and the director shared their own experiences of depression while working on the film. Speaking to reporters at...

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Dunst Bonded With Von Trier Over Depression

29th September 2011

Kirsten Dunst felt a personal connection to director Lars Von Trier as they both poured their experiences of depression into new movie Melancholia.Dunst, who checked into rehab in 2008 to battle the condition, plays a...

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Kirsten Dunst Welcomes Critics

26th September 2011

Kirsten Dunst likes getting bad reviews.The 29-year-old actress insists she doesn't mind if she receives negative reactions from critics as she would rather her work be talked about than praised then forgotten.Asked if she liked...

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Von Trier 'Not Sorry' For Nazi Comments

19th September 2011

Lars Von Trier is refusing to apologise for the controversial statements he made about Adolf Hitler at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year (11), even though the remarks led to a ban.He stunned reporters...

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The Things They Say 22770

8th September 2011

"He, like other very naive souls, called me and asked me, 'Can I be in your film?' and I said, 'Of course, it's a fantastic idea,' and he was great. I think that it's somehow...

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Von Trier Enjoying Research For Porn Film

6th September 2011

Moviemaker Lars Von Trier has extended the research time for his controversial porn film - because he likes listening to women talk about their sex lives.The maverick director, who shocked the world at this year's...

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Rose Byrne Cast In The Place Beyond The Pines

10th August 2011

Rose Byrne is to star in 'The Place Beyond The Pines'.The actress has been cast as the wife of Bradley Cooper's cop-turned-politician character in the movie which will be directed by Derek Cianfrance.The female role...

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Von Trier's New Film To Feature Real Sex Scenes

2nd August 2011

Danish director Lars Von Trier is preparing to court controversy once again after confirming his new movie Nymphomaniac will feature real sex scenes.The moviemaker was famously banned from the Cannes Film Festival in France in...

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Von Trier Sickened By Norwegian Extremist's Praise

1st August 2011

Danish director Lars Von Trier feels "excessively sick" his movie Dogville was named by the suspect held over the Norway massacres as one of his favourite films.Norwegian right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik has claimed he...

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Alexander Sakrsgard Joins The Vanguard

14th July 2011

Alexander Skarsgard has signed up to play a Viking in 'The Vanguard'. While details of the plot are being closely guarded, it has been revealed the 'True Blood' star will play one of two brothers...

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John C. Reilly Can't Be Stereotyped

4th July 2011

John C. Reilly thinks its "tough" for actors who "stick" to their stereotypes but feels he is in no "danger".The 46-year-old star claims it is "tough" for stereotyped actors to star around in the industry...

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Lars Von Trier Regrets 'Foolish' Nazi Remarks

4th July 2011

Lars Von Trier regrets making "foolish" comments about Nazism at the 'Melancholia' press conference at the Cannes Film Festival in May.The director believes "Danish humour" was to blame for the comments - in which he...

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Rose Byrne's Rejection Despair

26th June 2011

Rose Byrne didn't get out of bed for three days when she missed out on a movie role.The 'Bridesmaids' actress fell in love with the part of Grace in 2005 drama 'Manderlay' and was devastated...

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Kirsten Dunst Defends Von Trier Over Hitler Comments

1st June 2011

Actress Kirsten Dunst has defended her Melancholia director Lars Von Trier over controversial statements he made at the Cannes Film Festival about Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.The Danish moviemaker stunned reporters during a Cannes press conference...

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Von Trier Apologizes Again For Hitler Remarks

25th May 2011

Danish director Lars von Trier, who joked during a news conference at the Cannes Film Festival, about being a Nazi and understanding Hitler -- and wound up being declared persona non grata by the festival...

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The Tree Of Life Is A Golden Palm

23rd May 2011

Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life, starring Brad Pitt, was the controversial winner of the 64th Cannes Film Festival' top prize, the Palme d'Or, on Sunday. Major critics attending the festival either hailed it or...

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Kirsten Dunst Grateful To Land Award After Von Trier Scandal

23rd May 2011

Kirsten Dunst used her acceptance speech at the Cannes Film Festival awards gala to thank members of the jury for keeping her movie Melancholia in the competition after director Lars Von Trier was banned from...

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