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Turkey Bans Nymphomaniac

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Turkey has banned the controversial film by Lars von Trier, saying the films extensive nudity and explicit sex scenes make it more porn than art. Volume 1 was set to be released in the country on the 14th of March, and volume 2 on the 21st. However, Turkey’s film board outright banned the film, voting six to two to classify Nymphomaniac as pornography.

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Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.