Nymphomaniac Release Date
March 21, 2014
Nymphomaniac SynopsisNymphomaniac: Part One is the story of Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg), a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac who is discovered badly beaten in an alley by an older bachelor, Seligman (Stellan Skarsgård), who takes her into his home. As he tends to her wounds, she recounts the erotic story of her adolescence and young-adulthood (portrayed in flashback by Stacy Martin). PART ONE also stars Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater, Uma Thurman, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Connie Nielsen and Udo Kier.
Part Two picks up with the story of Joe’s adulthood, and stars Jamie Bell, Willem Dafoe, Mia Goth and Jean-Marc Barr in addition to Gainsbourg, Skarsgård, Martin and LaBeouf.
Nymphomaniac: Part One and Nymphomaniac: Part Two mark Lars von Trier’s follow-up to his critically acclaimed film, Melancholia (released by Magnolia in 2011), and is his third consecutive collaboration with Charlotte Gainsbourg. A groundbreaking filmmaker for more than two decades, von Trier’s other films credits include Antichrist, Dogville, Dancer in the Dark, and Breaking the Waves. Nymphomaniac is produced by Louise Vesth for Zentropa Entertainments.
Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Shia LaBeouf, Stacy Martin, Willem Dafoe, Uma Thurman, Christian Slater, Connie Nielsen, Stellan Skarsgard, and Jamie Bell
Written by: Lars von Trier
Directed by: Lars von Trier
Produced by: Marie Cecilie Gade and Louise Vesth
Distributor: Magnolia Pictures
Release Date: March 21, 2014
External Info: Nymphomaniac Official Website
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Watch The NSFW Footage That Was Too Much For Nymphomaniac
Not surprisingly, the above trailer has gotten more than its share of people to scream about pornography this morning, but considering anyone who would be offended isn’t this movie’s target audience, I highly doubt director Lars Von Trier cares.
by Mack Rawden September 5, 2014 comments
This Week In Home Entertainment: Bad Words, Nymphomaniac And More
Bad Words is a movie about a grown man who finds a loophole in a national spelling bee competition. Let’s just get that out of the way, first, because any man childish enough to dash the hopes of a slew of young children is obviously going to be some sort of a graceless jerk. In this case Jason Bateman plays the jerk
by Jessica Rawden July 8, 2014 comments
Now Streaming: Netflix Instant Alternatives To Divergent, Nymphomaniac and Noah
Looking to Divergent, Nymphomaniac and Noah for inspiration, we've pulled together a selection of female-fronted YA dramas, steamy tales of love and sex, and inventive interpretations of bible stories.
by Kristy Puchko March 28, 2014 comments
NY Theater Wants You To Bring An Infant With You To See Nymphomaniac
Theater chains aren’t above the occasional wacky promotion to help fill seats. From costume contests to discounted rates for regular attendees, not a whole lot is out of bounds. If evidence is needed of that, look no further than a theater in New York City that is trying to coax parents in to see Nymphomaniac by promising to let all babies in free.
by Mack Rawden March 20, 2014 comments
Turkey Declares Nymphomaniac Porn, Bans It
Featuring hard-core sex and gruesome violence, the movies may be too much for most moviegoers to handle. But cinephiles in Turkey won't have the choice to see it in theaters, as the nation's film board has banned Nymphomaniac outright.
by Kristy Puchko March 5, 2014 comments
March Movie Preview: The Muppets, Noah And Wes Anderson Usher In A Great Month Of Cinema
March is the month where both Hollywood and the indie circuit really kick into high gear, parading out big budget spectacles, quirky comedies, action romps and yes, even a Tyler Perry movie.
by Nick Venable March 3, 2014 comments
Nymphomaniac Volume I Gets A Sex-Filled Yet Safe For Work New Trailer
This Friday, husbands and wives and boyfriends and girlfriends around the world will exchange cards, chocolates, presents and other affections to each other in honor of Valentine's Day, but director Lars von Trier seems to be celebrating the holiday in his own way.
by Eric Eisenberg February 13, 2014 comments
What Made Shia LaBeouf Storm Out Of A Nymphomaniac Press Conference?
LaBeouf was in Berlin to help promote Lars Von Trier’s controversial film (which probably doesn’t need any additional attention, but hey, the cast was willing to hang in Berlin… at least, temporarily). THR reports that LaBeouf was asked one question by a media member, something along the lines of what it was like acting in a movie that required so many sex scenes.
by Sean O'Connell February 9, 2014 comments
Nymphomaniac Volume II Gets SFW Trailer No One Asked For
Because the film's distributors might actually want to screen a trailer in theaters, they had to figure out how to make a green-band trailer out of a movie stuffed to the brim with "too hot for TV" moments.
by Kristy Puchko January 30, 2014 comments
Shia LaBeouf Took Pictures Of His Penis And Emailed Them To Nymphomaniac Producers
Let’s expand on that a little bit to make sure the full story really sinks in here. Shia LaBeouf took out a camera (maybe the one on his phone, maybe not), took off his pants and snapped a picture of his dick. Then, after deciding said picture was good enough (maybe he took multiple?), he emailed the X-rated snapshot to producers
by Mack Rawden January 7, 2014 comments
Lars Von Trier's Uncut Nymphomaniac: Volume 1 Will Premiere In Berlin
Berlin Film Festival will play host to the world premiere of to the director's cut version of Nymphomaniac: Volume 1. This is an intriguing new chapter in this provocative film's emerging development, as various cuts and concepts for release have been posed over the past two years.
by Kristy Puchko December 20, 2013 comments
Charlotte Gainsbourg Gets Weird With Redecorating In Latest Nymphomaniac Clip
A segment from "Chapter 7: The Mirror," this clip has the film's star Charlotte Gainsbourg cutting phone lines, taking down personal effects, covering mirrors and windows, and putting padding on just about any sharp corner in her apartment. Then she lays--fully clothed--on a stripped down bed. What is going on here?
by Kristy Puchko December 13, 2013 comments
You Can Watch Nymphomaniac At Home If It'll Make You Feel Less Weird
Judging by the fact that you just clicked on an article about Nymphomaniac, I feel pretty comfortable in saying you probably fall into one of two camps. Either you’re comfortable enough with sex, nudity and various perversions that you’re not weirded out by this film’s existence, or you’re so uncomfortable with sex, nudity and various perversions that you secretly and obsessively seek out news on this film to get your moral judgment on.
by Mack Rawden December 5, 2013 comments
Latest NSFW Nymphomaniac Clip Exhibits BDSM With Jamie Bell
The clip up top features the grown Joe with K (Bell), who she clearly shares in a sado-masochistic relationship with. Here he kindly presents her with a present, and wishes her a Happy Christmas. Perhaps less kind is the pet name he's given her: Fido. Nonetheless, Joe plays along albeit reluctantly. Picking up what appears to be a lash with her nickname scratched on it.
by Kristy Puchko December 2, 2013 comments
Nymphomaniac Trailer Is The Definition Of NSFW
After a string of teasers and tawdry posters, Lars von Trier has released a trailer so graphic that it's shocking it hasn't been pulled by Youtube already. I mean, there's a close-up of female genitalia before the two-second mark. From there, there's arson, depravity, and lots and lots of nudity and sex.
by Kristy Puchko November 22, 2013 comments
Lars Von Trier Has Given Up Nymphomaniac's Final Cut
Peter Aalbaek Jensen, von Trier's longtime producer, told Danish cinema magazine Filmmagasinet Ekko that the cut the iconoclast helmer turned in clocked in at a whopping 5 ½ hours. With the December world premiere of the film fast approaching, von Trier gave over his version to be cut down to a more manageable 4 hour cut that will be divided into two two-hour features.
by Kristy Puchko November 12, 2013 comments
Sex And Nudity Fill Nymphomaniac's Latest Clip
Well, it looks like provocateur Lars von Trier is done playing coy with his upcoming release Nymphomaniac. Since 2011, the polarizing filmmaker has been promising this scandalous drama would feature unapologetic hardcore sex, and yet when it came to marketing the movie the first waves of images and clips were decidedly tame.
by Kristy Puchko November 1, 2013 comments
Check Out All Of Nymphomaniac's Sexed Up And Brilliant Posters
Over the last six months or so, however, the project has gone from a goofy pipe dream to a very real film with a legitimate cast, a strange solution to solve the sex issues and now, the most incredible, visually fascinating and brilliant movie posters you will see this year.
by Mack Rawden October 10, 2013 comments
Nymphomaniac Clip Shows Uma Thurman As One Twisted Mother
August has brought Chapter 3, which features Uma Thurman as “Mrs. H.” As you can surely gather from the clip above, Joe (Martin) has clearly had sex with a married family man known as Mr. H (Hugo Speer). Mrs. H doesn’t appreciate this much, so she takes her three tow-headed sons into see “Daddy’s favorite place,” also known as “the whoring bed,” thereby rubbing her Mr’s nose in it.
by Kristy Puchko August 30, 2013 comments
Shia LaBeouf Gets Naughty In Nymphomaniac Clip and NSFW Image
The curious clip above is—as it says—a scene from Chapter 2 of Lars von Trier’s ambitious and scandalous upcoming release Nymphomaniac. Titled “Jerome” this chapter sneak peek offers our first glimpse of Shia LaBeouf in action as Jerome. In and of itself, this clip tells us very little beyond Jerome being a flirtatious and duplicitous British man.
by Kristy Puchko July 26, 2013 comments
Nymphomaniac Clip Gives Mouthwatering Advice On Casual Sex
"What if it's nasty?" "Then you just think of the bag of chocolate sweeties." This is the key section of a bit of conversation had between young Joe (Stacy Martin) and her friend B (Sophie Kennedy Clark) as they try to make their train trip memorable in Lars von Trier's latest Nymphomaniac.
by Kristy Puchko June 28, 2013 comments
Lars Von Trier Reveals Nymphomaniac's Structure And Chapter Titles
The headings above give us little clue about what von Trier has in store, and I can't help but think that's precisely the point. But we'll get some clues soon. As the film's release draws closer, Zentropa Entertainment will be unveiling teasers for each chapter that will feature a still from the film as well as a short narrative description of the chapter's plot.
by Kristy Puchko May 31, 2013 comments
Lars Von Trier Has Frankenstein Plans For Nymphomaniac Sex Scenes
In von Trier's Anti-Christ the real-sex shown was performed by body doubles, which suggested a similar method might be employed here to save the reputations of the film's stars. But at Cannes producer Louise Vesth has unveiled von Trier's plan for Nymphomaniac's sex scenes, and they are far stranger than we expected.
by Kristy Puchko May 21, 2013 comments
Lars Von Trier Bringing Hardcore Sex To Christmas Day Moviegoers In Denmark
Nymphomaniac is the latest collaboration between the polarizing writer-director and his recurring leading lady Charlotte Gainsbourg. Here she stars as Joe, a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac who recounts her life and sexual exploits from the past fifty years to the man who rescued her from a savage beating in the street.
by Kristy Puchko May 16, 2013 comments
Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac Gets To Business With Magnolia
Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac is likely going to be a hard sell to conservative areas and theater chains in America. Sure, the movie has a star studded cast that includes Shia LaBouf, Jamie Bell, Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellen Skarsgard and Uma Thurman, but it's reportedly incredibly graphic in its depiction of sex to the point where you can probably expect a little bit of controversy.
by Eric Eisenberg February 12, 2013 comments
Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac Teases A Threesome In Second Image
Charlotte Gainsbourg stars as Joe, the titular self-proclaimed nymphomaniac. After she's been attacked and found beaten in an alley by Stellan Skarsgård's character, Joe recounts her lifetime of erotic experimentation and sexual exploration. The first image released gave us a look at Gainsbourg in the aforementioned alley. The second teases something far more salacious.
by Kristy Puchko February 11, 2013 comments
Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac Shares First Official Image
The picture plans to follow a female sex addict from birth to age 50, with Gainsbourg playing the character at different stages of her life. Regular Von Trier collaborators like Stellan Skarsgard and Willem Dafoe are expected to join the film, which the director says will be cut into different versions and may feature unsimulated sex.
by Sean O'Connell February 6, 2013 comments
Nicole Kidman Passes On Lars Von Trier's Graphic Nymphomaniac
Buried near the bottom of a report in The Hollywood Reporter on the various actors joining Von Trier’s latest is the news nugget that Kidman “will not be a part of this movie,” perhaps because she’s too tied up playing Grace Kelly in Olivier Dahan’s Grace of Monaco.
by Sean O'Connell October 17, 2012 comments
Christian Slater Joins The Cast Of Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac
Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac already has a stellar cast lined up that includes Shia LaBeouf, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgard, Jamie Bell and Connie Nielsen, but today he's added another big name to the roster. Christian Slater has signed on for a part in the project, which is currently shooting in Cologne, Germany.
by Eric Eisenberg September 12, 2012 comments
Jamie Bell Joins Lars Von Trier's Real-Sex Drama Nymphomaniac
Von Trier's next venture, a reportedly hard-core pornographic drama called Nymphomaniac has already collected a cast that includes recurring collaborators Charlotte Gainsbourg and Stellan Skarsgard, as well as von Trier newbie Shia LaBeouf. Now Jamie Bell, best remembered as the titular dancer in Billy Elliot, has signed on along with Danish actress Connie Nielsen from the Starz series Boss.
by Kristy Puchko August 27, 2012 comments
Is Shia LaBeouf Having Real Sex In Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac?
Earlier this month, we reported that former Disney kid Shia LaBeouf was seeking a role in controversial filmmaker Lars Von Trier's erotic drama Nymphomaniac. Now LaBeouf is not only signed on, but also willing to do whatever the filmmaker asks, probably meaning nudity, possibly meaning real sex.
by Kristy Puchko August 17, 2012 comments
Shia LaBeouf Angling For A Role In Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac
Lars Von Trier has a history of abnormal casting. Sure, the director has his “regulars,” and Von Trier fans can expect to see the likes of Stellen Skarsgard, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Willem Dafoe in his next film, Nymphomaniac, but the director's next bit of stunt casting might actually rival Bjork in Dancer in the Dark or Kirsten Dunst in Melancholia.
by Sean O'Connell August 8, 2012 comments
Nicole Kidman Could Reunite With Lars Von Trier For The Nymphomaniac
Kidman had the opportunity to reteam with Von Trier on his Dogville sequel, Manderlay, but she passed … allowing Bryce Dallas Howard to step into the role. Whatever beef existed between the leading lady and her director must have faded, though, if she’s willing to challenge herself for Nymphomaniac.
by Sean O'Connell August 2, 2012 comments
Lars Von Trier Wants Stellan Skarsgard For His Hardcore Porn Film
Skarsgard, who appears alongside Kirsten Dunst and Charlotte Gainsbourg in the Cannes hit Melancholia, tells E! News that Von Trier has asked him to play the lead in a film that would explore a woman’s sexual drive from birth to age 50. Speaking from Berlin, Von Trier says he has been interviewing all of the women he knew as a younger man, and is finding them to be very vocal about their needs and desires
by Sean O'Connell September 6, 2011 comments
Lars Von Trier Plans Hardcore Sex For His Next Project, Nymphomaniac
Director Lars von Trier has never been afraid to speak his mind, whether it be in the press or through his films. The Danish director welcomes controversy at every corner and it would seem that he thrives under this sort of pressure since he’s already inviting it almost a year before he even starts filming his next piece
by Will LeBlanc August 1, 2011 comments
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