The experimental movie is about a motorcycle racer Gallo who is haunted by tragic memories of a former girlfriend Sevigny , but it's most known for that scene and its reception at the Cannes Film festival more on that later. Gallo, who also wrote and directed the movie, told Film Freak Central that he pitched the project to Sevigny with whom he'd had a previous relationship of sorts by saying, "Remember that night in Paris when I did that thing to you but you didn't do it to me because you weren't so into it? Well, you might have to do that. On film. That Sevigny agreed to be in a sure-to-be-notorious scene was surprising, considering that she was a well-known, Academy Award—nominated actor, but she stood by her decision over a decade later. It was a risk.
10 Times Actors Had Real Sex On Screen
Angelina Jolie, Jack Nicholson: 10 times celebrities had real sex in movies
Working as an actor requires being open to some wild things. Having to film a love scene can give even the most courageous and reputable actors some stage fright. But imagine if you had to do it for real? I mean, full on penetrative intercourse. You'd think it would be taboo, but plenty of movies have incorporated real sex between actors in order to establish a sort of genuine authenticity to the film. While some may think that esteemed actors engaging in that kind of behavior for a movie is gratuitous and inappropriate, many actors have agreed to the conditions. Racy and controversial director Lars von Trier has utilized un-simulated scenes for several of his films, including his movie Nymphomaniac.
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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.
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