As an aspiring actor, Karl Glusman studied at the William Esper Studio in New York, where his instructor once chided a classmate for really shaving in a scene. What would happen if the student cut himself and bled all over the stage? No piss. No s—t. When it premiered at Cannes at a midnight screening, it pushed the envelope with even a European crowd. The movie not only features full frontal nudity — there are many close-up shots of genitalia — but oral sex, intercourse, ejaculation and a threesome scene with a transgender partner.
R min Drama, Music, Romance. A mute woman is sent to s New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation. R min Drama, Romance, Thriller. Literature student Anastasia Steele's life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey. R min Drama, Romance.
Sex and Hollywood go hand in hand. The film industry is always rife with rumours and gossip about relationships and sex, so it is hardly surprising that these issues and topics are used within the films themselves. Even Richard Gere had a crack in American Gigolo. Michael Fassbender stars in Shame which focuses on sex addiction, a topic that is explored on much more graphic detail in the two part Lars von Trier epic Nymphomaniac Parts 1 and 2. Sexual awakenings and taboo relationships are explored and investigated, but which films offer the best sex scenes?
To hear most actors tell it, filming sex scenes is no turn-on. There are big cameras, of course, and big crew members that come with them. Speak to the filmmakers, though, and you get a different take. But they are delicate moments to capture.