Lars Von Trier Expelled From Cannes for Pro-Nazi, Hitler Jokes

Claiming you're a Nazi: It's a tried-and-true way of losing friends and alienating people. Acclaimed independent Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier found out the hard way when he was expelled today from the Cannes Film Festival for joking at a Wednesday news conference that he was a Nazi and understood Adolf Hitler. His film, "Melancholia," is in competition at the festival and might have a shot at the top prize. In response to a question about his Germanic roots, Trier gave a long-winded answer...Full Story
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