It wasn't just the pubic hair on display that got Vilgot Sjoman's political screed-cum-melodrama seized at customs when it was brought here in , put at the center of an obscenity case tried by the Supreme Court and considered one of the more notorious films of its day. Calendar Created with Sketch. Filthy in the best possible sense, David Cronenberg's adaptation of J. The curiosity and the contrversy helped garner it a broader audience. But if there was ever a film that challenged the notion of art versus porn, it was this one.
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Filthy in the best possible sense, David Cronenberg's adaptation of J.
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LeBeouf even sent in a homemade pornographic videotape for his audition. So the director enlisted newcomer Maria Schneider and, in a casting coup, Marlon Brando — with the latter quickly turning this tale into a riveting, expansive meditation on his own screen image. Legal battles would eventually see the courts ruling on the side of Senses being art and not smut, and the movie is now rightfully recognized as a true-crime classic.