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An uncompromised vision (FW34)

Cinematic sex
Laura Malacart in conversation with Tanya Krzywinska author of the recently published ‘Sex and the Cinema’

Laura Malacart – Maybe you could start by saying something about your interest in the topic and who are you addressing…   
Tanya Krzywinska –  Like many people, I have been moved , deeply at times , by stories of sexual desire and erotically charged images in cinema. These can shape our desires and fantasies, our expectations of sex and romance and even our sexual identities. Cinematic sex has potentially an especially seductive power and, as such, it seems an extremely important topic for investigation. In writing the book I set out to identify the types of formal conventions that have