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World premiere of Nymphomaniac vol. 1 long version in Berlin

The long version of Lars von Trier’s NYMPHOMANIAC Volume 1 has been selected for Out of Competition at the Berlin International Film Festival 2014.

  • Charlotte Gainsbourg plays the main character, Joe

    Charlotte Gainsbourg plays the main character, Joe

Written by: Lena Juhl Seidelin

The screening in Berlin will be the only screening of the long version of volume 1, until the long version of volume 2 will premiere sometime later in 2014.
 
“Berlinale audiences will be the first to see the full-length version of NYMPHOMANIAC Volume 1. Lars von Trier, a guest of the Berlinale for the first time in 1984, returns to the festival with this film. The aesthetic he has created in NYMPHOMANIAC is impressive and radical,” says Berlinale director Dieter Kosslick.
 
The short version of NYMPHOMANIAC will be released domestically in Denmark on December 25th with territories all over the world following in the months to come.
 
NYMPHOMANIAC includes an international ensemble cast consisting of Charlotte Gainsbourg and Stellan Skarsgård along with Stacy Martin, Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater, Jamie Bell, Uma Thurman, Willem Dafoe, Mia Goth, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Connie Nielsen, Michaël Pas, Jean-Marc Barr, Udo Kier, Caroline Goodall, Kate Ashfield, Saskia Reeves, Hugo Speer, Felicity Gilbert, Jesper Christensen, Jens Albinus, Nicolas Bro, Cyron Melville, Shanti Roney, Omar Shargawi, Tania Carlin, Severin von Hoensbroech, Peter Gilbert Cotton and many more.
 
NYMPHOMANIAC is produced by Louise Vesth for Zentropa Entertainments31 in co-production with Bettina Brokemper for Zentropa International Köln, Marianne Slot for Slot Machine, Bert Hamelinck for Caviar and Arte France Cinéma, Film i Väst and Group Grand Accord: Arte G.E.I.E, with support from The Danish Film Institute, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Eurimages, Deutscher Filmförderfonds, Centre Nationale du cinéma et de l'image animée, The Belgian Tax Shelter, Swedish Film Institute, Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) and the Media Programme of the European Union and in cooperation with DR, Nordisk Film and TV Fond, Canal+, Arte France, Den Vestdanske Filmpulje and Ciné+.
 
Berlin International Film Festival will be held from February 6th-16th 2014.