By Chris Pleasance for MailOnline. Donald Sutherland has categorically denied that his sex scene with Julie Christie in film Don't Look Now was real.
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He said performing the act would have been impossible since no take lasted longer than 15 seconds before the action was stopped so he and Christie could reposition. Donald Sutherland has don long-standing rumors malin akerman nude picture the sex scene in Don't Look Now was real, saying people who claim otherwise are 'idiots'.
Sutherland said that despite the scene's erotic nature the filming movie anything but, because he and co-star Julie Christie had to stop every 15 seconds to change position. Sutherland, who spoke to the New York Daily Newssaid he adored the scene because it look you of making love.
The scene was hugely controversial when the film was first introduced and described as 'one of the frankest love scenes ever to be filmed'.
Donald Sutherland says Don't Look Now sex scene was fake
It caused issues for censors both in Britain, where it received an X-rating, and in America, where it was rated R. The scene was entirely removed scenes the BBC when it first aired on British television.
Sutherland, 82, spoke out at the premiere of his new film The Leisure Seeker pictured where he stars now Helen Mirren.
Sutherland has sex protective over the film in the past, suggesting back in as rumors of a remake swirled that it would be an 'embarrassment'. Sutherland's latest film sees him star alongside Helen Mirren. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline.