Lars Von Trier expelled from Cannes after Nazi comments
Danish director Lars Von Trier has accepted his ban from the Cannes Film Festival, following his claims that he sympathised with Adolf Hitler.
Speaking on Thursday, one of the producers of his film Melancholia said he "accepts whatever the festival directors want to do to punish him".
"It's up to the festival to decide what is good for the festival," Meta Foldager told the AFP agency.
In a statement, organisers said the film-maker was now "persona non grata".
Anna Holligan reports.
19 May 2011
- From the section Entertainment & Arts