Lars von Trier; born Lars Trier; 30 April 1956) is a Danish film director and screenwriter.
He is closely associated with the Dogme 95 collective, although his own films have taken a variety of different approaches, and have frequently received strongly divided critical opinion. Von Trier began making films at the age of eleven.
His first publicly released film was an experimental short called The Orchid Gardener, in 1977, and his first feature film came seven years later, The Element of Crime, in 1984.
Among many prizes, awards and nominations, he is the recipient of the Palme d'Or, the Grand Prix, and the Prix du Jury at the Cannes Film Festival.
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