A sex scene in a movie has to accomplish a lot. Far from just depicting two characters or more doing it, a love scene should progress the story in some way, or tell the audience something new that they didn't know about a character before. Ideally, a good sex scene should also be hot, without being exploitative of the actors, or perpetrating demeaning tropes and cliches about sex. It should also just be fun and entertaining in all the ways a sex scene should be.
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What makes the perfect sex scene? The pure eroticism? Its emotional undercurrents? The shift and flow of the camera?
Write to Eliana Dockterman at eliana. The Franco-Italian romance starring Marlon Brando centered on a couple that conducts an anonymous sexual relationship in an unfurnished apartment in Paris. Watch here.