As for travel-phobe von Trier, who cajoles
, criticizes and plots from his Copenhagen production office, he once again proves himself the most personable sadist on today's international movie scene.
Heydrich, with ruthless, amoral efficiency, eventually cajoles
and threatens his colleagues into seeing things his way; Branagh's performance is bright and detached and perfectly bone-chilling.
Veronica calls an emergency meeting at which she cajoles
her rivals into kissing each other.
Terrified of the police getting involved, he cajoles
, browbeats and fast-talks his friends into driving around trying to cadge money for an illegal body disposal.