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Nymphomaniac trailer: women in pain, men laughing about it (NSFW)

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I see a lot of damaged, wounded, screaming women here. I don’t see men doing much of anything except inflict pain and grin about women’s pain. I wonder why that could be…

“Perhaps the only difference between me and other people is that I’ve always demanded more from the sunset.” Is that intended to be an illustration of how delusional this woman is? (Cuz she can “demand” all she wants, but she’s never going to have any control over the sunset.) Or is that meant to be an indication that she sees more and lives a fuller life than other mundane people who aren’t “nymphomaniacs”? (I think I can guess already.)

I’m not looking forward to this one, as you may have surmised.

US/Canada release date: Part I: Mar 21 2014 (VOD Mar 6 2014); Part II: Apr 18 2014 (VOD Apr 3 2014) | UK release date: Mar 7 2014
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  • RogerBW

    I see Lars von Trier. I already know what Lars von Trier thinks of women. I guess selling this as art pays better than selling it as porn.

  • Mrs H

    Reserve your opinion until you have actually seen the film please

  • Danielm80

    The whole point of a trailer is to generate an opinion about a film. It’s perfectly fair to express that opinion, especially when the trailer is designed to be controversial. This particular trailer also seems to reflect badly on women, and that’s worth commenting on, since Lars Von Trier still has a certain amount of social influence.

    Everyone here has seen plenty of movie trailers, and we know that advertisements sometimes lie. A new car doesn’t really make you younger or sexier, and a trailer doesn’t always have much to do with the film. But this trailer shows us how the studio wants to represent the movie. It’s entirely legitimate for MaryAnn to say, “You’re representing the movie badly.” And if the trailer is driving people away from the film, then the studio should listen.

  • Rianna Esquivas

    So this trailer looks like porn, is it really that obscene? I mean, do they show sex acts all over the place and show real sex? Is it nothing but naked women getting beaten up and tossing their clothes all over? Is there disturbing sexual violence of any sort? Is there just as much male nudity as female nudity? MOST IMPORTANT: How is Jamie Bell in this film? I kindda have this thing for him, was he good? Did he shed clothes like everyone else seems to be doing? :D

  • http://www.flickfilosopher.com/ MaryAnn Johanson

    I’ll post my review soon.

  • http://www.flickfilosopher.com/ MaryAnn Johanson

    I shared my opinion on the trailer, not the film.

  • Rianna Esquivas

    Yes please, i’m looking forward to it. I’m curious, how long does it usually take you to write one review? Do you take notes during the movie? Do you think then write, or just start immediately while it’s fresh in your head?

    Also, please tell me about Jamile Bell in the movie, he’s the only reason i wanna see this! (well, not really, the trailer looks pretty edgy and daring)

  • http://www.flickfilosopher.com/ MaryAnn Johanson

    A review can take anywhere from an hour to many hours. If you mean how long after I see a film does it take for me to review a film, that also varies. I hardly ever start writing immediately after a screening; sometimes it’s weeks later. It all depends on what else I have to do.

    Yes, I take notes during screenings.

    I don’t know how much I’ll have to say about Bell. Sorry! But no one else can dictate what I’ll write about. It just doesn’t work that way.

  • Rianna Esquivas

    Many apologies. I didn’t want my curiosity to come off as DICTATING. I was just curious about Bell to begin with, so when you said “I’m posting my review soon” to my first question, I assumed you’d have something to say, thus adding another layer to my endless curiosity.

  • Pat Kelman

    Despite the trailer, I thought it was the least controversial LVT film in years. And it’s a shame most people will see it on VOD because the film (especially Vol 1) is frequently (intentionally) funny and I’m not sure that will come across fully at home.

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