when herbert west starts pompously breaking pencils while maintaining intense eye contact with someone he'd wish would shut up. powerful
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lars von trier: so i'm going to make this movie about a serial killer on his way to hell
everyone: sounds awesome!
lars von trier: and he's telling his story to the angel of death who's guiding him there
lars von trier: and it's going to be super bloody and graphic
lars von trier: but the thing is
lars von trier: the thing is
lars von trier: THE KILLER IS ACTUALLY A REPRESENTATION OF MYSELF AND HOW I DEAL WITH MY IMPULSIONS THROUGH MY ART
please get the man some help, a friend, a hug, plea