Lars von Trier escapes prosecution in France for Cannes Film Festival comments about Nazis

French prosecuting authorities no longer plan to prosecute Danish director Lars von Trier for remarks 'glorifying' Nazis at the Cannes Film Festival.

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French authorities who filed charges against director Lars von Trier no longer plan to prosecute him for remarks he made about Nazis at a Cannes Film Festival press conference in May, reports Reuters news agency.