Shooting begins this summer
Lars von Trier will shoot Antichrist in Germany this summer after securing Teutonic coin, marking the first time the Danish director will have worked in the country.
Antichrist follows a couple who retreat to a cabin in the woods to recover from the death of their child. Script is by von Trier and Anders Thomas Jensen. The former has stated in early reports that the film is a psychological thriller that twists itself into a horror film.
Von Trier’s Zentropa Entertainments and Bettina Brokemper of Zentropa Intl. in Cologne are producing, along with Franceâs Liberator2/Slot Machine and Italy’s Lucky Red.
MFA Plus Filmdistribution will release Antichrist in Germany; TrustNordisk is handling international sales.