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Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)

Not Rated | | Drama | 6 March 2014 (USA)
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A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after a beating.

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A man named Seligman finds a fainted wounded woman in an alley and he brings her home. She tells him that her name is Joe and that she is nymphomaniac. Joe tells her life and sexual experiences with hundreds of men since she was a young teenager while Seligman tells about his hobbies, such as fly fishing, reading about Fibonacci numbers or listening to organ music. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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$158,369 (USA) (21 March 2014)

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$785,669 (USA) (13 June 2014)
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Originally, this movie and Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013) were shot as one movie and were originally intended to be released as one cut. Due to its length it was split into two movies. See more »

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The action is supposed to take place in England. But Joe's apartment has European-style electrical outlets (round pins) on the walls, as does the hospital room where she visits her father. See more »

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Mrs. H: [to Young Joe] Would it be alright if I show the children the whoring bed? After all, they also have a stake in this event.
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Near the very end of the credits there is this disclaimer: "None of the professional actors had penetrative sexual intercourse and all such scenes where [sic] performed by body doubles." See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Nymphomaniac, Vol. I/The Raid 2 (2014) See more »

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The Little Organ Book: Ich Ruf Zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ
Performed by Mads Hock
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Extremely weak drama with dirty porn.
21 November 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Danish writer and director Lars Von Trier delivers an extremely weak drama/documentary film full of dirty porn (from explicit oral sex to anal sex and vulgar sex and nudity), Lars Von Trier claims that he is treating the problem of a nymphomaniac woman called "Joe",but in reality we trace the story of a dirty whore who becomes a sex slave and who have all kinds of sex and flesh pleasure for the sake of pleasure. The vulnerable drama is obviously seen in the monotonous Dialogue between Joe and the old man. I am extremely astounded Why Uma Thurman agreed to act in a dull movie like this that contains filthy porn !. Nymphomaniac Volume I is a movie to avoid because it is too boring and totally silly to watch even for porn lovers it is a trash movie.


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