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Apparently, There’s A Mandingo Party Scene In Lars von Trier’s ‘Nymphomaniac’ (Photo)

Apparently, There's A Mandingo Party Scene In Lars von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac' (Photo)

Danish auteur, enfant terrible Lars von Trier is at it again with what will surely be another provocative piece of cinema when his next film, Nymphomaniac, which is expected to make its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in May, debuts.

The highly-anticipated film, von Trier's follow-up to 2011's melancholic Melancholia, stars Charlotte Gainsbourg (who's become a von Trier muse it seems, starring in his last 3 films), Stellan Skarsgard, Shia LaBeouf, Uma Thurman and Jamie Bell.

Here's the official synopsis for Nymphomaniac:

The film is a wild and poetic story of a woman's erotic journey from birth to the age of 50 as told by the main character, the self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, Joe (Gainsbourg). On a cold winter's evening the old, charming bachelor, Seligman (Skarsgård), finds Joe 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 Joe over the next 8 chapters recounts the lushly branched-out and multi-faceted story of her life, rich in associations and interjecting incidents.

There've been reports that von Trier will cut 2 versions of the film: a sanitized R-rated cut, and an NC-17 version. His 2009 film, Antichrist, which featured a scene in which a man's (Willem Dafoe's) genitals are mutilated (amongst other things), was released without an MPAA rating because it was most certainly going to get an NC-17 rating.

Nymphomaniac reportedly will feature sex scenes with real penetration. And even though that hasn't yet been confirmed, I wouldn't put it past von Trier.

So what to make of this new photo still (above) from the film that surfaced earlier today, featuring a half-naked Charlotte Gainsbourg, in a sandwich between two black men, suggesting a sexually-charged scenario… I suppose it could be one of the many nympho stories she recounts to Skarsgård's character while he nurses her back to health after finding her beaten up in an alley. One can only assume that her sexual exploits, each one likely increasing in risk from one to the next, are what lead to her being beaten up and left in an alley.

I couldn't help but immediately think of those now infamous Mandingo Parties. Not familiar with what those are? Click HERE to catch up.

What Lars von Trier has in store for us this time around, is anyone's guess; but, really, at this point, if you're familiar with his past work (Breaking the Waves, The Idiots, Manderlay, and others), nothing at all he does on film should surprise. So I'm ready for anything…

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Comments

Miles Ellison

The internet is full of free porn. Most of it is probably more entertaining than this is. It's definitely considerably less pretentious.

Tim

Sounds like a project sure to solidify Von Trier's status as one of the worst directors of all time. Also, this article is shitty and so is your site. Glad I could stop by here and clear that up.

LuLz

wait a second, this isn't a porno?

verify

Grow The Fuck Up!!!!!

WellRead

Oh My God! I thought I was the only person on Earth who cites that damn Details articles. A few of my friends banned me from their emails after I forwarded that article. Can't say I'm particularly excited about the scene but definitely anticipating the film's release–Gainsbourg works hard for von Trier.

urbanauteur

could this be his ….Salo, or the 120 days of Sodom meet's She's Gotta Have It… lite?

zaike

I am astounded by how fucking ignorant commenters on this article are. I'm also annoyed by the click-baiting headline and general poor taste of this article. Just linking to an article about "Mandingo Parties" does not at all justify making this article about "Mandingo Parties". The only thing to be deduced from the picture is that Gainsburg is in a sex scene with two black men.

ALM

Based on your article above, this is not an "erotic journey", but is instead a porno being passed off as a Cannes worthy film.

Andre

Should have been a Lesbian 3 way with Gainsbourg and two Black chicks. What guy wants to watch a three way with 2 other guys. Lars Van Trier is a killjoy though Gainsbourg got a banging body. I hope she gets naked for real. No body doubles.

Eder

All that sounds like Shame, but in this movie, its the perpective of a woman

T

Those dudes must be out of their damn minds to not be curling up to an African/Black Queen.

sergio

Hey, I've seen this film already. It's called Daddy's Worst Nightmare XXXXX Vol 3. Hell I've seen Volumes 1-15. (missed Vol. 8 though) Lars doesn't even have Justin Slayer, Rico Strong or Byron Long in his film

Ayo

if I had seen antichrist before his other movies I would never go near the guy.
In fact I'm hesitant to now. Antichrist was mind-numbingly sexist.
I felt it legitimised ideas about women that are already so embedded in the DNA of western society. Even I tried to switch of my morality id still think von trier a middle aged baby for dealing with his issues with women via punishing Gainsbourg

Quasarman

Also, congratulations indiewire and Lars Von Trier, your attempts at "provocative" cinema has just become nothing more than wank material for pervy black men like Carlton Jordan…

quasarman

Why is this degenerate garbage being made into a film? And why are left wingers so enamored with this stuff?

D.A.

I haven't seen 'Anti-Christ' and after seeing somewhere in this post about "a scene in which a man's (Willem Dafoe's) genitals are mutilated" I don't think I will unless one of my film buddies thinks it's a dare worth taking, which at that moment I will oblige (with my hand covering my eyes). I have, however, seen 'Melancholia' and became an instant fan of the work, so this may just spark my interest.

I'm really more interested in the 'Mandingo Party' part of this post and since I have seen my fair share of Amateur Interracial porn, I must suggest that anybody with a brain can create a script off of that Details article and create something in the vein of 'Eyes Wide Shut', but from a black male prostitutes perspective.

Traci R.

Lars Von Trier is one the biggest sickos of them all in the filmmaking world…and I love his films. All of them. He's so twisted, dark and perverse. In a more sobering, moody and biting way than Quentin. QT's work is more playful, fun and even campy. Manderlay is still one of the biggest mindf*cks of my life. Dogwood too for that matter. Dancer in the Dark is one of my favorite films ever. Antichrist still has me a little confused in that incredibly awkward way that only LVT can do. I'll definitely be watching….uncomfortably.

Justin W

Well OK then hahahaha

Carlton Jordan

will def see now.

Gene Cross

If I want to see real sex scenes with penetration, I will watch porn. At least the actors are not as selfconscence…this is no big deal, yawn…

Carlton Jordan

will def see now.

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