Nymphomaniac: Vol. I

Directed By – Lars von Trier

Screenplay By – Lars von Trier

Cinematography By – Manule Alberto Claro

Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg & Stellan Skarsgård

117 min.

Another bold movie by von Trier, Nymphomaniac explores the psychological obsession of sex through the contrasting lens of lust and academia. Gainsbourg is again brilliant as the sexual deviant, but Skarsgård’s performance is what really stands out to me in Vol. I. He is so perfect as the academic aficionado that without him Gainsbourg’s character is just another slut in the world. Skarsgård and his character Seligman’s observation are what makes Nymphomaniac an art film rather than a soft core porn.

Again von Trier shows how original he is an how no subject is taboo if done with vigor. Nymphomaniac: Vol. I is a movie worth watching.

God Bless America

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s