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THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT Australian Theatrical Release & Art Revealed!

14 December 2018

Monster Fest Presents are teaming up with Umbrella Films, the Australian & New Zealand distributor for Lars von Trier’s controversial and subversive serial killer opus THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT, to support the theatrical release of the film.

THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT had its Australian Premiere at Monster Fest Travelling Sideshow in Perth and has since gone on to play two sold-out festival screenings at last month’s Monster Fest VII: The Homecoming at Cinema Nova in Melbourne, where it was also awarded ‘Best Director’ at the closing night awards ceremony.
Lars von Trier’s disturbing drama follows the highly intelligent Jack (Matt Dillon) over a span of 12 years and introduces the murders that define Jack’s development as a serial killer. Taking place from Jack’s point of view as he postulates each murder as an artwork in itself. Inevitably as police intervention draws near, he takes greater and greater risks in his attempt to create the ultimate masterwork.

In addition to Dillion, the cast of THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT includes Bruno Ganz (DOWNFALL), Uma Thurman (KILL BILL), Siobhan Fallon Hogan (FUNNY GAMES), Riley Keough (IT COMES AT NIGHT) and Jeremy Davies (SAVING PRIVATE RYAN).

Despite recent international controversy and a censored version being released theatrically overseas, Umbrella Films remain committed to presenting Lars von Trier’s artistic work uncompromised by releasing the complete and UNCUT Director’s Cut to cinemas nationally in March 2019.

Here’s your first look at the Australian theatrical teaser art…

THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT will open in cinemas across Australia in March 2019.