Written and directed by Lars von Trier (Dogville, Melancholia), this two-part psycho-sexual drama stars Charlotte Gainsbourg as a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac named Joe. As the film opens, a Danish bachelor (Stellan Skarsgard) finds Joe badly beaten in an alley. He takes her back to his apartment, where he tends to her injuries. As she begins to recover she recounts her conflicted sexual history to him

Nymphomaniac¬†screens Thursday and Friday night at RPL Film Theatre. Vol. I screens at 7 p.m. on both nights, and Vol. II screens at 9 p.m. To give you a sense of what to expect here’s the trailer: