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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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Joe
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Joe's Mother
Ronja Rissmann ...
Joe - 2 Years
Maja Arsovic ...
Joe - 7 years
Sofie Kasten ...
B - 7 Years
Ananya Berg ...
Joe - 10 Years
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Odin
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Young Lad 1 on Train
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Young Lad 2 on Train
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Storyline

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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Forget About Love

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£143,282 (United Kingdom), 23 February 2014, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$158,369, 23 March 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$785,669, 15 June 2014
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In the scene in Chapter Two where Joe compares her genitalia to automatic doors, some archive footage of leaves blowing towards a set of automatic doors is shown. This footage is from Lars von Trier's Riget (1994). See more »

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Even though the film has not indicate the year, the mise en scène places the story in the early 1970s.

Some cars that weren't in the production until the mid-1980s were visible in the parallel parking scene: Rover 800 (production started in 1986), third-generation Audi 100 (1982-1991), Volvo 245 (updated taillamps from 1981 onward), and second-generation Volkswagen Jetta (1984-1992).

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Quotes

Joe: They said that love was the secret ingredient in sex, but, to me, love was just lust, with jealousy added.
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Crazy Credits

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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Soundtracks

Born To Be Wild
Performed by Steppenwolf
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8 November 2015 | by See all my reviews

The movie was a lot promising, it could have been a nice social-drama.

Instead it had way too much needless porn scenes. While it may be important because of the movie, its not important to see the details and not just skip it.

Plot was bad, some parts (no spoilers) were more bad than the others.

It could have been a shocking, rebellious movie. Instead its a cheap, irritating movie that twists the sexuality of human into a repulsive evil act. In my opinion it went to far, to challenge the viewer's morality but it was rather pointless and unsatisfying. It was a waste of time just out of curiosity to see how bad it can be.


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