Every time you look, a new film festival has surfaced, both here and abroad. In fact, year-round you could just surf one fest to the next, without missing a beat. Given this daunting surfeit, what makes the Hamptons International Film Festival zoom to the forefront?
Although he has perhaps destroyed his future at Cannes, Lars Von Trier's Melancholia is one of his best films. Von Trier exposes his inner wounds with wild imagination, and this is why he earns respect, despite his notorious provocative personality.