Spend your Valentine’s Day weekend with the director who believes in ‚Äòloving someone so much it hurts’. This Valentine’s Day, World Movies presents three of Lars Von Trier’s most sizzling, salacious films over one tantalising weekend. Features Antichrist, Nymphomaniac Vol I and Nymphomaniac Vol II.
Friday 13 February 9.30pm
Antichrist (Denmark, 2009)
A couple’s grief intensifies when they confront their fears by engaging in sadistic exercises. Lars von Trier’s polarising psychological horror was nominated for the Palme d’Or at Cannes 2009.
Saturday 14 February 9.30pm
Nymphomaniac Vol I (Denmark, 2013)
Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg) is a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac who is discovered badly beaten in an alley by an older bachelor, Seligman (Stellan Skarsgård), who takes her into his home. As he tends to her wounds, she recounts the erotic story of her adolescence and young-adulthood. Volume I also stars Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater, Uma Thurman, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Connie Nielsen and Udo Kier.
Sunday 15 February 9.30pm
Nymphomaniac Vol II (Denmark, 2013)
The story of the self-diagnosed nymphomaniac continues as Joe explores her adulthood, during which her journey of self-discovery leads to darker complications. Volume II stars Jamie Bell, Willem Dafoe, Mia Goth and Jean-Marc Barr in addition to Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin and Shia LaBeouf.