The House That Jack Built trailer: Terrifying footage from film that caused Cannes audience to walk out released

The movie has been likened to 'spending two hours in hell'

Jack Shepherd
Tuesday 15 May 2018 15:39
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The House That Jack Built official UK trailer

Another year, another horrifying film causes film festival goers to abandon screenings midway through due to disgust.

At Cannes, Lars Von Trier’s latest has done exactly that. A psychological horror, The House That Jack Built follows that titular character, a serial killer played by Matt Dillon, committing gruesome murders over the course of twelve years.

Walkouts at the French film festival were reportedly so numerous many journalists lost count. However, one put the number at around 100 people, while another reportedly likened the movie to “spending two hours in hell”.

The trailer for the head-turning movie – our four-star review of which you can read here - has reached the Internet and showcases the terrifying nature of the film. Watch above but, be warned, there’s a lot of blood.

The House That Jack Built does not have a release date, but does have a catchy tag-line: “The greatest cathedrals have sublime artwork hidden in the darkest of corners for only God to see... so does MURDER!” Read our reviews round-up of the apparently “vomitive” film here.

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