It does not alter the classification of the film. He removes his hand with a mucous-like substance on it and rubs the substance into his hair. That is, I am responsible to the people of South Australia for the operation of the censorship system in a way that, as far as possible, accords with public standards of morality, decency and propriety to borrow a phrase from the Commonwealth Act , as embodied in the law and the guidelines. More specifically, a crucial and emotionally charged scene where a predatory boy deflowers a teenage girl, who simultaneously invites and resists the seduction yep, competing tensions again. It's not her body, it's an extension of a fictional character. I propose that we set up a roundtable with Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Bernardo Bertolucci, Jack Valenti, and the ghost of Bataille and check back next issue. Not surprisingly, her deadly instrument is a man, a gay man Italian porn star Rocco Siffredi whom she pays handsomely to spend four nights in her apartment "watching me where I am unwatchable. The violence is no more glorified than it is in The Passion of the Christ, and neither of these films could be seen to promote it in any way. This is amusing, and even poignant in the final moments. The nudity is at once excessive and sublime, composed in reminiscence of both the classical renaissance nude and the sanitised image of the body in western medicine, demanding to be viewed apart from the pornographic vision that dominates the way nudity and sex are seen today. I think that another filmmaker working like this is David Cronenberg, particularly in his film eXistenZ , in which he was trying to challenge and change the aesthetic codes around the representation of sex. Rocco performs with his entire body and mind, so he is a sort of perfection. For her, he is a kind of image. In this somewhat fictionalized account, we see the director played by Anne Parillaud wrestling with myriad difficulties in shooting that intimate scene. That remains a matter for the relevant Commonwealth body, the Review Board.