July 24, 2014
Lars von Trier’s Zentropa-produced NYMPHOMANIAC Volume II – Director’s Cut has been selected for Out of Competition at the 71st Venice International Film Festival. This will be the World Premiere of the highly anticipated Volume II.
NYMPHOMANIAC Volume I - Director’s Cut created a lot of awareness in connection with its World premiere at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival where it screened in Out of Competition. As a special treat to the audience Venice International Film Festival will also screen Volume I – Director’s Cut as part of their programme, making it possible for international audiences to see the full 5,5 hour version of the Director’s Cut for the first time during the festival on the Lido.
NYMPHOMANIAC is the wild and poetic story of a woman’s journey from birth to the age of 50 as told by the main character, the self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg).
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+.
The 71st Venice International Film Festival takes place from August 27th to September 6th 2014.