Last Tango In Paris Director Responds To Rape Backlash, Calls Controversy A 'Ridiculous Misunderstanding'
There was quite a controversy over the weekend when a few publications reported a scene in Last Tango In Paris was actually a real rape caught on film.
But according to the director, whose initial interview was the source of the controversy, this was all a "ridiculous misunderstanding."
The confusion started when a YouTuber posted a video of an interview with director Bernardo Bertolucci in which he talks about how actress Maria Schneider hated him because of the butter scene with Marlon Brando.
The director admitted with some guilt: