Sundance 2014: Lars von Trier’s NYMPHOMANIAC Volume 1 – Review by Beth Hanna

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In Lars von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac Volume 1,” Sundance’s hotly anticipated “Secret Screening” on January 21, a bruised and bloody woman, Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg), is found lying in a back alley by a lonely man (Stellan Skarsgard). Once he ushers her into his home and gets her situated in bed with tea, he invites the woman to tell her story. How did she get there? Read more>>

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Beth Hanna

Beth Hanna is a cinephile and film writer living in Los Angeles, with a master’s degree in cinema and media studies from UCLA, and a bachelor’s degree in film studies from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She has previously worked as an associate programmer for AFI FEST 2013; for AFI FESTs 2009 and ’10, where she oversaw the screen education program, screening a selection of festival titles for middle- and high-school students from across L.A.; and in the film programming department at the American Cinematheque, where she programmed the Cinematheque’s first-ever Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Luis Buñuel retrospectives in 2012. You can follow Beth on Twitter, and read her film reviews and features at Indiewire's Thompson on Hollywood.