Nymphomaniac Director's Cut set for Fantastic Fest

By SCREEN DAILY / By Michael Rosser



Lars von Trier´s sex drama to receive North American premiere at the festival in Austin.

Nymphomaniac Director´s Cut has been selected for US genre festival Fantastic Fest (Sept 18-25), where it will receive its North American premiere.

The first volume of Lars von Trier´s sex epic received its world premiere at the Berlinale in February while the second part debuted at Venice last week (Sept 1).

The full five-and-a-half hour film is now set to be screened at Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas.

The feature centres on self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, played by Charlotte Gainsbourg, who recounts her lifetime of erotic experiences to the man (Stellan Skarsgård) who saved her after a beating.

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 ´image animée, The Belgian Tax Shelter, Swedish Film Institute, Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) and in cooperation with DR, Nordisk Film and TV Fond, Canal+, Arte France, Den Vestdanske Filmpulje and Ciné+.

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