The House That Jack Built

The House That Jack Built (2018)

  • Director: Lars von Trier
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  • Genre: Drama, Horror, Psychological
  • Country: Denmark, France, Germany
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The story follows Jack, a highly intelligent serial killer, over the course of twelve years, and depicts the murders that really develop his inner madman.

Critic Reviews

The House That Jack Built is an often-horrifying, sadistic dive into a psychotic internal monologue, with intellectual detours about the nature of art in the world today, and puts considerable effort into stimulating discomfort at key moments. If you meet the work on those terms, or at least accept the challenge of wrestling with impeccable filmmaking that dances across moral barriers, it’s also possibly brilliant.
— Eric Kohn (IndieWire)
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Perhaps The House That Jack Built is the kind of film you make when you fervently want someone to stop you, to save you from yourself and the demons of your worst nature. Perhaps, this time, we should oblige.
— Jessica Kiang (The Playlist)