Magazine article Screen International

Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac Being Lined Up for Summer 2012 Shoot

Magazine article Screen International

Lars Von Trier's Nymphomaniac Being Lined Up for Summer 2012 Shoot

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Nymphomaniac now looks certain to be Lars Von Trier's next feature project, with production slated to begin in the summer of 2012.

Von Trier is currently researching the project, which will follow "the erotic life of a woman from the age of zero to the age of 50."

The Danish director's business partner and producer Peter Aalbæk Jensen (and co-founder of Zentropa) has confirmed that the film will shoot in the English language. "We hope to start shooting next summer," he said. "This is following the normal schedule of Lars - a film every second year."

The film's subject matter (in particular, its treatment of youthful sexuality and graphic depiction of intercourse) could cause problems with censors. However, the Danish auteur is reportedly planning two versions - one a hardcore cut likely to feature scenes of penetration and a softer version that can be shown in more mainstream cinemas. Despite the likely graphic sexual content, the project is understood to be primarily dialogue-driven. …

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