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Poor Penélope Cruz to Work With Lars von Trier

Multiple sources are reporting that Lars von Trier — the director prone to making female leads hang themselves, sell their bodies in shipyards, and scissor off their privates — let slip in a Danish TV interview that he's cast Penélope Cruz in his next movie, Melancholia, which is being described as both a "psychological drama and a disaster movie." What did she ever do to anybody? [Playlist]

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