Reader discretion is advised. How many times have you watched a steamy sex scene in a movie or a racy hookup in a television show and wondered how they did it? What we see on the big screen is deceiving. According to many actors and directors, some of the most iconic sex scenes in film history are not as desirable as they appear. Lots of moving parts exist when filming a sex scene, in addition to the actors in bed.
Jake Gyllenhaal Had To Use 'Pillow Technique' During Sex Scenes With Jennifer Aniston
Body trouble: How to keep actors safe while filming sex scenes
World cinema is getting bolder every day even though things back home are not quite progressive even with films like 'Udta Punjab'. And you obviously cannot talk of bold cinema and overlook those films where they took method acting a notch higher while filming sex scenes. Yes, we're talking about films that showed unsimulated sex scenes, where the actors actually had sex on-screen. Shortbus is a erotic comedy drama follows the sexual escapades of Americans in New York City. The film was so bold, it showed penetration and male ejaculation. In this movie, a young woman gets involved with a charming man in a sexual affair and leaves little to the imagination. The film revolves around the sex life of a year-old girl and features some very, very graphic content.
Jake Gyllenhaal reveals the 'pillow technique' Jennifer Aniston used during their sex scenes
Did you ever notice how sensitive you were to touch, until you could no longer? We instinctively shrink back if someone comes too close and express our dismay on social media at the encroachment of personal space or lack of care for the rules. Drama and comedy rely on human interaction, so halted productions are now turning their thoughts to how they will incorporate social distancing into storylines — soaps, especially, as a shortage of content is imminent. Thanks to camera trickery and canny editing, keeping actors and crew safe may require little onscreen compromise, but it means a moratorium on more intimate scenes. But a love scene can be a pivotal plot point — the reality of two or more characters finding themselves up close, with nowhere to hide, their bodies doing all the talking, can be key to the narrative.
Published , 09 October BST. Actor Jake Gyllenhaal has revealed he had to use the famous 'pillow technique' when filmin g sex scenes with Jennifer Aniston And if you 've never heard of that method, I'm pretty sure you can guess what it entails. Gyllenhaal, 40, starred alongside Aniston, 52, in the film The Good Girl , in which they played two retail co-workers having an affair.