Regarding the movie Antichrist by Lars von Trier: Why is there is an openly explicit pornographic scene at the beginning of the movie? Has this sequence any aesthetic or stylistic purpose aside from shocking the audience?

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    Probably not...Lars Van Trier was open in stating that the movie was intentionally provocative. – Paulie_D Jul 20 '17 at 10:24
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    I wonder same about game of thrones though. great story, probably could be better without pornographic scenes. Don't get me wrong, I love porn. ;) – Vishwa Jul 20 '17 at 12:19
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    Isn't it where the baby dies? That would totally justify it. The selfishness, the blame, the guilt, etc. – Ignorante Jul 20 '17 at 17:11

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