Edelstein has been silent on Facebook the last few days. This happened after he posted and rapidly deleted a tasteless joke in response to the recent death of legendary Italian filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci. We kind of have to.
The film industry has reacted with disgust at the admission from a director that one of the most notorious rape scenes in modern film history was shot without prior consent from the actor involved. Bernardo Bertolucci was facing a backlash on Sunday from actors including Jessica Chastain, Anna Kendrick and Chris Evans after a newly surfaced video clip showed him confessing that he did not consult Maria Schneider about some elements of the infamous rape scene in Last Tango in Paris so as to make her reaction appear more authentic. In a video interview filmed in but only recently posted online, Bertolucci confessed he felt guilty about his treatment of Schneider, who died of cancer in
The late director sparked a lot of controversy with the rape scene in his film Last Tango in Paris. Bernardo Bertolucci 's successful career did not come without controversy. The director, who has died at age 77 following a short battle with cancer, sparked huge controversy with a rape scene in his movie Last Tango in Paris.
I hate Hollywood. Log in Sign up. What everybody sees in a movie is such a private emotion. I mean in the cinema I think that when you go to see a movie we all enter into a kind of a special light.
The film's raw portrayal of sexual violence and emotional turmoil led to international controversy and drew various levels of government censorship in different venues. After revisions were made to the MPAA ratings code, in the film was re-classified NC for "some explicit sexual content". Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer released a censored R-rated cut in
CNN "Last Tango in Paris" gained Bernardo Bertolucci both international recognition after its release and a notoriety that dogged the director for the rest of his life. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.
Hollywood actors are outraged and disgusted following revelations that the actress in one of the most infamous rape scenes in movie history did not consent to filming the sequence. In a clip that recently surfaced online, Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci told a Paris audience in that when filming his movie Last Tango in Paris he and actor Marlon Brando conspired to ambush actress Maria Schneider by having his character rape hers using a stick of butter. I wanted Maria to feel, not to act, the rage and the humiliation," he said.
Sign in. Watch our trailer of trailers. Title: Last Tango in Paris A young American studying in Paris in strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister.
Chancing to meet young Frenchwoman Jeanne Maria SchneiderPaul enters into a sadomasochistic, carnal relationship with her, indirectly attacking the hypocrisy all around him through his raw, outrageous sexual behavior. Paul also hopes to purge himself of his own feelings of guilt, brilliantly and profanely articulated in a largely ad-libbed monologue at his wife's coffin. If the sexual content in Last Tango is uncomfortably explicit once seen, the infamous "butter scene" is never forgottenthe combination of Brando's acting, Bertolucci's direction, Vittorio Storaro's cinematography, and Gato Barbieri's music is unbeatable, creating one of the classic European art movies of the s, albeit one that is not for all viewers.
Praised by critics as high art and considered controversial by some because of its infamous X rating, the film, helmed by famed Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci, is best remembered for an explicit rape scene. After starting an anonymous sexual relationship earlier in the film, Paul Marlon Brando uses butter as a lubricant to sodomize Jeanne Maria Schneider. In a recently surfaced video, Bertolucci indicates the film is even more disturbing than previously thought.