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Lars Von Trier's Longer, More Sexually Explicit 5 1/2-Hour Cut Of 'Nymphomaniac' Will Be Released In 2014

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 26, 2013 10:18 AM
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Nymphomaniac Trailer
It seems with each passing day the plans are changing for Lars von Trier's provocative sex epic "Nymphomaniac" (which dropped a raunchy trailer last week with plenty of NSFW moments), and in particular, his preferred edit. Word emerged earlier this month that the version of the film heading into release in Denmark and Norway next month and in France in January will run 4 hours long—90 minutes shorter than the director's cut—playing in two parts. Shortly after that, producer Peter Aalbæk Jensen seemed put it on von Trier's shoulders as to the fate of the longer cut, saying, "...it belongs entirely to Lars von Trier to show his personal version, why not in a large festival or in a DVD or Blu-ray Collector's Edition?" But it now seems von Trier's 5 1/2-hour version will see an official release.

The 11 Best/Worst/NSFW Money Shots From Lars Von Trier's Very Shocking & Provocative 'Nymphomaniac' Trailer

  • By Edward Davis
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  • November 23, 2013 3:36 PM
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And we all thought “Antichrist” was fucked up—sexually, emotionally and psychologically. Though Lars Von Trier did a moody left turn with his operatic depression comedy “Melancholia” (hear me out—the first half with the wedding from hell is hilarious... the rest, admittedly not so much), it’s entirely possible “Antichrist” was just a warmup for his latest movie, the four-hour (maybe 5.5 hrs one day) “Nymphomaniac,” which, at least from the trailers, proves that Von Trier has not mellowed with age and isn’t done challenging or terrorizing his audiences.

Watch: Fiery, Bloody, Aspect Ratio Shifting, Very NSFW Full Length Trailer For Lars Von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 22, 2013 10:16 AM
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Nymphomaniac Trailer
Blood, fire, sex, spanking, tears, screaming, nudity, fucking ... yep, it's the full-length trailer for Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" and yes, it's just as outrageous as you might have guessed.

O-Faces Get Collected In One Place In New Posters For Lars Von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 20, 2013 9:18 AM
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Lars Von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac'
With the whole theatrical cut vs. director's cut debate pretty much cleared up—the four hour cut is the "official" version (though unseen by the filmmaker) while Lars Von Trier is free to figure out how to release his 5 1/2 hour cut—it seems everyone is getting back to selling the two-part sexterpiece, and a couple new posters have landed today.

Producer Says 5 1/2 Hour 'Nymphomaniac' Not Finished Yet, Will Be Up To Lars Von Trier To Release It

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 19, 2013 2:43 PM
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It's not a Lars Von Trier movie without some kind of controversy but this time around, it's not necessarily the content of his upcoming "Nymphomaniac" that's at issue. Rather it's the stuff that isn't going into the movie. It was about a week ago we learned that the official release of the film arriving in Denmark and Norway next month would be a four-hour cut, unseen by Von Trier that would still contain the hardcore sex he shot (as opposed to a separate softcore version that had been rumored—a concept that has since been ditched). Even more, while reports circulated that a XXX cut would play Cannes next spring, they were swiftly denied by producers. So what is the status of Lars Von Trier's five-and-a-half-hour director's cut? Well, that's up to him.

Producer Denies Uncut 'Nymphomaniac' Will Play Cannes, Hardcore Version Will Be Released In Theaters

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 12, 2013 10:21 AM
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Is Lars von Trier's sex epic "Nymphomaniac" getting taken away from him, or are we in the middle of a delicate dance between commercial prospects and artistic integrity? We'd wager it's the latter rather than the former at the moment, but it would seem for the first time in his career, the provocative director is finding his voice somewhat muted. Reports circulated yesterday that Lars von Trier's reported 5 1/2-hour cut of the movie is being whittled down to 4 hours for the Danish release of the movie, and indeed it's a decision being made in the interest of financial viability.

'Nymphomaniac' Gets 4-Hour Theatrical Cut For Danish Release That Lars Von Trier Hasn't Seen

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 11, 2013 9:03 AM
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So, how do you market a reportedly 5 hour long sexytimes epic drama? Well, so far the people behind Lars Von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" have done a tremendous job of building buzz for the movie online with a series of provocative teasers, but rolling things out to theaters presents a different challenge. For the Danish release, the powers that be have decided to cut the movie by an hour to make things a bit more commercially viable.

Watch: New, Very NSFW Clip From Lars Von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac' Features Split Screen Sex

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 1, 2013 8:01 AM
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Call it a belated treat from Halloween or perhaps an early cinematic appetizer for Thanksgiving, but Lars von Trier is starting off your November with yet another teaser from his forthcoming sexy times epic, "Nymphomaniac." And if anything, it reveals the dude is going to be throwing every trick he knows into the picture.

Which Is Your Favorite? Check Out The Beautifully Strange Character Posters For 'Nymphomaniac'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 10, 2013 7:23 AM
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Whether coming from the generally more conservative American studio system or the much more nudity friendly European arthouse system, marketing an epic, two-movie, sex-and-flesh filled saga called "Nymphomaniac" is no easy task. But the folks behind Lars von Trier's provocative latest have been doing it right, with monthly teasers and today, a little surprise with the unveiling of 14 character posters. And it's some beautifully strange stuff.

Watch: Lars Von Trier Enters Delirium With Latest Clip From 'Nymphomaniac'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • September 27, 2013 4:55 AM
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With all the excitement over the fall festival movies, it's easy to forget that we're only a matter of months away from the unveiling of Lars Von Trier's latest. Or at least, it would be if not for the canny stream of information that comes out of "Nymphomaniac." Even if it weren't for recent revelations -- a total running time of five hours for the two-part film, a potential TV spin-off, a premiere for the hardcore version at Cannes -- Von Trier's been keeping up interest for his new film by releasing a clip every month in the run up to the Christmas premiere in Denmark of the first part.

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