Lars Von Trier’s Nymphomaniac Won’t Reach Its Climax in Israel

The Danish director’s latest work hasn’t been purchased for local distribution; is it the explicit sex, the financial risk or the director’s personality?

The first installment of Lars von Trier’s much talked-about “Nymphomaniac,” starring Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård and Shia LeBeouf, premieres in the United States this weekend.