Marlon Brando and Bertolucci have planned the rape of Maria Schneider
In 1972, the film The Last Tango in Paris, Bernardo Bertolucci, caused a scandal. Forty-four years later, he again talked about Marlon Brando and director would have turned the famous scene of rape without informing the actress Maria Schneider before.
In an interview in 2013 that surfaced today, the director of the film The Last Tango in Paris, Bernardo Bertolucci says that the famous rape scene does not figured in the script. Scandal film released in 1972, The Last Tango in Paris tells the story of Paul, an American came to live in the City of Light, which is poised for a passionate, physical relationship with a young French woman named Jeanne. Marlon Brando , then aged 48, thus giving the counterpart to Maria Schneider, 19. At the time, the film caused a scandal because of its very racy sex scenes, and was even rated “X” by some retailers.
Forty-four years after its release, The Last Tango in Paris therefore again about him. In this interview, which is controversial in Hollywood, Bernardo Bertolucci says that the rape scene contained in the film was actually not prepared at all. Or rather, Marlon Brando and had prepared for it, but did not say anything to the young Maria Schneider.
Of course, the famous scene was simulated. But still. From 2007, the actress had approached the story telling in an interview that she felt “humiliated” and “a little raped” . Only just before the shooting she was made aware of the nature of the scene she was going to play. “Very angry” , however, it had not taken the advice of his agent or lawyer. She died in 2011 from cancer after having fought for years against an addiction to drugs and alcohol.
If the case resurfaced today is largely because the actress Jessica Chastain tweeted there is little: “To all the people who love this film, you look at a girl of 19 years to be raped by a 48 year old man. The director had planned his attack. ” Message relayed illico by other celebrities such as Chris Evans or Evan Rachel Wood . Decidedly, Marlon Brando, who died in 2004, seems to be constantly overtaken by his past. There was some month unveiled the sadomasochistic relationship he had with actor James Dean .