Friday, May 20, 2011 2:31:14 PM
As someone who is very familiar with Trier and his work, he is a very mysterious man. He has many fears, flying - germs - you name it. He has had these fears since a child. He was raised in a household where feelings were almost completely forbidden. Strange, because his parents were a kind of new age hippy type.
Now, he is incredibly thought provoking. He cannot help that this is his way. Looking at his body of work, so artistic, sometimes so disengaged, no I don't think he is a threat to anyone. I also don`t think that he should be kicked out of a film festival when his work is so important there. How many awards has he won at Cannes?
Regardless, it seemed almost a joke and the more it made others uncomfortable, the more discomfort he felt. I don`t think there was seriousness here outside of him finding himself understanding Hitler. Not such a horrible thing to look for a man behind a monster. This is more of an artistic feat and the stuff that makes