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Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

 -  Drama  -  20 March 2014 (USA)
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The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adulthood, obsessions and what led to her being in Seligman's care.

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Storyline

Joe continues to tell to Seligman the story of her life. Joe lives with Jerôme and their son Marcel and out of the blue, she loses sexual sensation in intercourse. Joe seeks kinky sex, perversions and sadomasochism expecting to retrieve her sex drive. Jerôme leaves home with Marcel and gives his son to a foster house for adoption. Then Joe is sent to therapy by her gynecologist but she does not admit that she is addicted to sex. Meanwhile Seligman tells Joe that he is virgin and helps her to understand her actions. Joe believes that Seligman is her friend, but is he? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Also Known As:

Nymphomaniac - Volume 2  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$74,978 (USA) (4 April 2014)

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$326,983 (USA) (13 June 2014)
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Trivia

While it could be coincidence the three works that Seligman references as his encounters with the erotic, the Decameron, The Canterbury Tales, and 1000 Nights are all films in Pasolini's trilogy of life. The Trilogy of Life was noteworthy for its attention to sexuality. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the final chapter, the Molotov cocktail Joe throws at the car envelops the entire vehicle. When the shot cuts to Joe walking away, the car behind her is only partially aflame. The scene ends with a closeup of the car burning exactly as it was in the first shot. See more »

Quotes

Joe: I believe I possess some qualifications in that I'm rather unscrupulous.
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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 were performed by body doubles." See more »

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References Antichrist (2009) See more »

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Hey Joe
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If you like films, hate this.
28 April 2014 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

If you like shocking films, then you will love the rating of this film, as the only truly shocking thing here is how on earth it has achieved a score of over 7/10.

This is the sort of rating that makes you think that the human race is genuinely a lost cause. That devolution is no longer a theory, but a reality.

What would be useful is to see an 'average age of user review' alongside this score. If it is above 14, then I wish to play no further part in this world.


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