Updated: Wed, 01 May 2013 14:30:00 GMT | By Tom Phillips
Cannes scandals: the film festival's history of controversy

2003 - Vincent Gallo isn't happy with Brown Bunny critics



2003 - Vincent Gallo isn't happy with Brown Bunny critics (© Rex | Reuters | Getty | WireImage)
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  • 2011 - Lars von Trier: “I understand Hitler” (© REUTERS/Yves Herman)
  • 2009 - Lars von Trier’s Antichrist (© Moviestore Collection / Rex Features)
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  • 2004 - Fahrenheit 9 11 gets political (© George Pimentel/WireImage)
  • 2003 - Vincent Gallo isn't happy with Brown Bunny critics (© Tony Barson Archive/WireImage)
  • 2003 - Vincent Gallo isn't happy with Brown Bunny critics (© Rex | Reuters | Getty | WireImage)
  • 1998 - Laughing at Armageddon (© Moviestore Collection / Rex Features)
  • 1992 - Lundgren & Van Damme have a 'fight' (© SNAP / Rex Features)
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In 2001, the film Trouble Every Day by French director Claire Denis managed to shock critics and audiences - even the normally unshockable French ones - with its sexually explicit horror story of Beatrice Dalle (above) having sex with, murdering and eating truck drivers.

Dalle insisted that the film was "actually a love story". Critics, meanwhile, insisted that it was actually "terrible".

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