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

Nymphomaniac Vol II Directors Cut

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 l’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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