Nymphomaniac: Volume II Synopsis
The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adult life and what led to her being in Seligman's care.
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indieWIRE

At its best, the film doesn't strain for meaning but instead treats all of its intellectualizing as a lark that can be taken seriously but...
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indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
At its best, the film doesn't strain for meaning but instead treats all of its intellectualizing as a lark that can be taken seriously but...
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80

The Telegraph

By Tim Robey
The point is that you could watch these films for four hours, then spend 14 arguing about them – about whether sex, for vor Trier, is an...
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Volume two gets down in ways the first half doesn't, although anything resembling real sensuality remains MIA.
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80

Time Out London

By Dave Calhoun
We’re never far from Von Trier, and both Skarsgård and Gainsbourg appear to offer different versions of the author himself.
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80

The Guardian

By Xan Brooks
It is so laden with highly charged set pieces, so dappled with haunting ideas and bold flights of fancy that it finally achieves a kind of...
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80

Variety

By Peter Debruge
It’s one thing to declare sex a fact of life and insist that audiences confront their unease at seeing it depicted (or, equally...
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80

The Dissolve

By Noel Murray
With thoughtfulness and passion, von Trier strives to give his audience a high, accompanied by the meaning of the high.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
A clear case of a narrative running out of steam. Exhaustingly repetitive, this movie attempts many of the same things its predecessor did...
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
For all of von Trier’s attempts to go big and go bold, the two Nymphomaniac films ultimately come across as a self-indulgent marathon run...
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By mainsrgregory
Lars Von Trier at his best. Riveting!! No one but Lars could pull this film off....

Not as good as vol. I :(

By johnrmonk
This was a sorry sequel to vol. I. It was very disappointing, boring, long, & a sad conclusion to end the 2 part series. Spoiler alert: if you're like me & don't like hardcore s&m, this is not the...

Oops

By dancingsweetpea93
Like finding out you are accidentally pregnant, I walked out of this movie ashamed and disappointed. I, an avid fan of nymphs, walked into this movie thinking it was the sequel to a beloved classic,...

By homebrewbeer
Vol. 1 was much better. The novelty had worn off by vol. 2....

Disturbed by Violence Against Women

By mamilig
I really wanted to like this movie. I thought I would just downplay the low ratings from fans and take the must-go advice from the critics. After all, I'm an independent-thinking women with many...

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Rated NR | For treat as hard "R"