Lars Von Trier Sorry for Directing Film That May Have Inspired Oslo Shooter

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Danish director Lars von Trier has a habit of putting his foot in his mouth in the most offensive way possible, most recently at this year's Cannes film festival when he said he identified with Hitler. He seemed genuinely unnerved this weekend, though, when a Danish journalist told him that his 2003 film Dogville was one of the favorite movies of suspected Norway shooter Anders Behring Breivik.

Vulture notes that von Trier told reporter Nils Thoren of the Danish newspaper Politiken that he "[felt] badly about thinking that Dogville , which in my eyes is one of my most successful films, should have been a kind of script for Breivik."


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