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Sex in the Movies

Interesting interview with HANIF KUREISHI via Cinema Minima:

“When I was a young man, there was no sex in movies. You had to see ”Last Tango in Paris” to see sex, and it was thrilling and confusing and psychological. Now, of course, there’s too much sex. What I’m interested in is minds. With sex, you are vulnerable and crazed and disrupted. That is interesting, and you can’t get that in porno films. …

…In my work, the characters have reached the point when they hopefully meet the wrong person. It changes your life when you meet someone completely wrong. “

3 Responses to “Sex in the Movies”

  1. hugh macleod
    June 3rd, 2004 | 4:16 am

    Speaking of sex in film, have you seen “Young Adam” yet?

  2. cynthia rockwell
    June 3rd, 2004 | 9:24 am

    not yet…it’s on my list…

  3. Filmbrain
    June 3rd, 2004 | 11:46 am

    Not a bad film — sort of a Scotch-noir, but not nearly as good as I had expected.
    Ending was a bit of a cop-out, IMO.