Nymphomaniac: Volume I Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 2180

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 29

Theatrical Release Date: 03/06/2014

Language: English

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Lars von Trier

Actors: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin, Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater, Uma Thurman

Plot: A young woman is rescued from a brutal beating by a young man. After this rescue she opens up to him, recounting her life and experiences as a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
3/4

Chris Kavan - wrote on 09/18/2014

I liked part 1 better than part 2 - but it's best to look at this as a whole. Though shocking, the sex is not titillating. Though the merits of art vs pornography will certainly be brought up, those familiar with the work of Lars von Trier knows he is not one to shy away from pushing the boundries. Great performances all around - even Shia LaBeouf manages to ring out a decent role. It's really the young Joe, Stacy Martin, who shines and watch for a stellar scene from Uma Thurman. Part 1 - with Christian Slater, seems to ring more true than part 2 for me.

Rating of
3/4

Matthew Brady - wrote on 03/07/2014

The film is about a young woman is rescued from a brutal beating by a young man. After this rescue she opens up to him, recounting her life and experiences as a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac. This movie has a lot of sex and I mean a lot of sex. the movie was enjoyable to watch in a sexy way.

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Witzig

cinegeek.de - wrote on 03/30/2016

Das Poster von Nymphomaniac ist ein echter Hingucker! Sämtliche Schauspieler sind darauf abgebildet im Augenblick der Lust. Alle privat und exhibitionistisch zur selben Zeit! Lars von Triers Projekt um viel Sex und ganz viel Philosophie geisterte schon einige Jahre durch die Medien. Auch dass darin echte Penetration zu sehen sein würde, hat man so schon gelesen oder gehört. Die Marketing-Maschine läuft also wie immer auf Hochtouren bei diesem umtriebigsten europäischen Autorenfilmer! So oder so hat der selbst ernannte Nazi Humor und deshalb fällts ihm offensichtlich auch ganz leicht, seine Filme originell zu bewerben. Das Beste an Nymphomaniac ist folgerichtig auch, dass der Film ziemlich witzig ist (und manchmal auch provokativ und philosophisch)! Nymphomaniac beginnt mit einer dunklen …

Snoogans
Snoogans
Movie God

Rating of
3.5/4

A Nympho's Tale: Part 1

Snoogans - wrote on 07/14/2014

'Nymphomaniac' is a story cut in the middle and separated into two films. Therefor, I view both volumes together as one complete whole. And what a whole it is. It's essentially the life story of a self-proclaimed nymphomaniac woman. We learn all the intimate details of her sexual habits, where they originate, how they affect countless others, and what it means for human sexuality in general. She professes all this to one man. He in turn draws unique comparisons for reasoning and offers thoughtful analysis. I quite liked their conclusions. The rest is a usual chronological flashback look at her younger self. It's a realistically eventful sexual ride. The sex overload never once feels repetitive. They always give the feeling of astute observation, rather than skewering into …

Jacob Zembower
Jacob Zembower
Producer

Rating of
3.5/4

Nymph()maniac

Jacob Zembower - wrote on 03/07/2014

The most shocking aspect of Lars Von Trier's latest NYMPHOMANIAC is not the explicit sexual material or emotional devastation of his other films, but that it's actually quite hilarious. Gainsbourg puts in yet another tremendous performance, as does the actress playing young Joe, with Shia LaBeouf also putting in impressive work. But it's Uma Thurman, in only one scene, who absolutely owns the film. Though this will never happen, she delivers possibly the best performance of her career and deserves plenty of accolades which she will most likely, not receive. So far, however, so good. There's nothing titilating or pornographic about this film at all, and rightfully so. The complexities of Joe and her brilliantly told and constructed tale takes the front seat. Just like how the …

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