Lars Von Trier is no stranger to provocative stories and Nymph () Maniac parts I and II, cements his reputation as the enfant terrible of contemporary cinema. Warning, this is probably not one to watch with elderly relatives.
On a cold winter's evening an old, charming bachelor, Seligman (Stellan Skarsgård), finds Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg) beaten up in an alley. He brings her home to his flat where he cares for her wounds while asking her about her life. He listens intently as over eight chapters, Joe recounts the multifaceted story of her life, rich in associations and interjecting incidents.
Also starring Willem Dafoe, Uma Thurman and Jamie Bell, this is the wild and poetic story of a woman's journey from birth to the age of 50.
BBFC Certified 18 - Contains strong violence, strong real sex and strong sex references