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Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)

Not Rated | | 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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Joe
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Jerôme
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Mrs. H
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Old Jerôme
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Debtor Gentleman
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The Waiter
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Morgan Hartley ...
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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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Forget About Love

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20 March 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nymphomaniac - Volume 2  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£15,354 (United Kingdom), 2 March 2014, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$74,978, 6 April 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$326,983, 15 June 2014
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Charlotte Gainsbourg stated in an interview with the Washington Post that Lars von Trier personally asked her to record a version of the song "Hey Joe" for the end credits after he was unable to secure the rights to Jimi Hendrix's version, something she immediately accepted. 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: Dear everyone, don't think it's been easy, but I understand now that we're not and never will be alike.
[to Tania]
Joe: I'm not like you, who fucks to be validated and might just as well give up putting cocks inside of you. You already got your bloody kick a long time ago when it turned out that someone was even bothered to fuck you.
[to Brunhelda]
Joe: And I'm not like you. Eat yourself to death if you want. I have no pity for you. All you want is to be filled up and whether it's by a man or by tons of ...
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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 were performed by body doubles." See more »

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References Dr. No (1962) See more »

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Für Elise (Bagatelle No. 25)
Performed by Balázs Szokolay
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Courtesy of Naxos Music
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If you like films, hate this.
28 April 2014 | by 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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