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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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Lars von Trier

Writer:

Lars von Trier
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlotte Gainsbourg ... Joe
Stellan Skarsgård ... Seligman
Stacy Martin ... Young Joe
Shia LaBeouf ... Jerôme
Christian Slater ... Joe's Father
Uma Thurman ... Mrs. H
Sophie Kennedy Clark ... B
Connie Nielsen ... Joe's Mother
Ronja Rissmann Ronja Rissmann ... Joe - 2 Years
Maja Arsovic Maja Arsovic ... Joe - 7 years
Sofie Kasten Sofie Kasten ... B - 7 Years
Ananya Berg Ananya Berg ... Joe - 10 Years
Anders Hove ... Odin
James Northcote ... Young Lad 1 on Train
Charlie Hawkins Charlie Hawkins ... 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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Taglines:

Forget About Love

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

Denmark | Germany | Belgium | UK | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I See more »

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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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Runtime:

| (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color | Black and White (Chapter 4 sequence)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This is the second film featuring Uma Thurman to be cut into two films due to length issues. The first was Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003). See more »

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The train carriage where the two girls pick up strangers is German, but the ticket collector is wearing a British Railways uniform from the 1970s. See more »

Quotes

Seligman: I'm Seligman.
Joe: What a fucking ridiculous name.
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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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Born To Be Wild
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Extremely weak drama with dirty porn.
21 November 2014 | by adamfromaustraliaSee 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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