It seems that you're in Germany. We have a dedicated site for Germany. Sex and Film is a frank, comprehensive analysis of the cinema's love affair with the erotic. Forshaw's lively study moves from the sexual abandon of the s to filmmakers' circumvention of censorship, the demolition of taboos by arthouse directors and pornographic films, and an examination of how explicit imagery invaded modern mainstream cinema. His writing is accessible and informed, dripping with detail, drawing on often surprising, striking and illuminating comparisons.
In the film industry, unsimulated sex is the presentation in a film of sex scenes where the actors engage in an actual sex act and are not just miming or simulating the actions. At one time in the United States such scenes were restricted by law and self-imposed industry standards such as the Motion Picture Production Code. Beginning in the late s, most notably with Blue Movie by Andy Warhol , mainstream movies began pushing boundaries in terms of what was presented on screen. Notable examples include two of the eight Bedside -films and the six Zodiac -films from the s, all of which were produced in Denmark and had many pornographic sex scenes, but were nevertheless considered mainstream films, all having mainstream casts and crews, and premiering in mainstream cinemas.
The guidelines include advice for producers, directors, writers and performers. They ask TV professionals to consider whether a sex scene is really necessary, ensure that first auditions never involve nudity and advise production staff to debrief cast and crew after any nudity or simulated sex scenes. Dor said the UK was now following the lead of the US TV and film industry, with HBO — which now has a policy of including intimacy coordinators on all of its shows which contain intimate scenes — setting the standard. Susanna White, the chair of the Directors UK film committee who has directed The Deuce and Generation Kill, said she hoped the guidelines would become industry standard and clarify best practice.
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