He takes her back to his home and, over tea, listens intently as Joe recounts the story of her libidinous life. Seligman, a highly-educated but cloistered man, connects and analyzes Joe's stories with what he has read about. Seligman's favourite hobby to read about is fly fishing, which is why he has the fly fishing hook on the wall and this is how their conversation begins. Throughout the story he parallels much of what she has experienced with various methods of the sport. Volume I[ edit ] 1. Her father Christian Slater is a tree-loving doctor whom she adores while her mother Connie Nielsen is, as Joe describes her, a "cold bitch".
Magnolia Pictures These stars look like they are having sex. That's the impression from a series of new posters for Lars Von Trier's latest big-screen provocation, Nymphomaniac. And by the sheer looks of ecstasy on the faces of Uma Thurman , Christian Slater and Shia LaBeouf —the first two actors appear to be at a climactic moment while the latter is seems to be enjoying a post-coital cigarette—moviegoers are in for a ride of supposedly epic sexual proportions. See this tableau image from Shia LaBeouf's sex movie Nymphomaniac Magnolia Pictures The film follows Joe Charlotte Gainsbourg , the self-diagnosed nymphomaniac of the title, who's found beaten in an alley and recounts the story of her sexual adventures. Thurman plays a woman simply dubbed Mrs.
Consider me pleasantly surprised when Slater turned out both very loquacious and remarkably open about his process, at the same time evincing an active interest in various ways his director can find the pulse of a moment and make the actors inside it come alive. For a helmer with behind-the-scenes stories as notorious as von Trier, one will be surprised at the freedoms apparently offered therein. Read below for the full talk: Well, yeah, I was thrilled to get this opportunity to play this father. It was certainly an unexpected opportunity; it was wonderful that Lars could see me as this particular character.