And so the sex (despite it being so truly believable that at times I almost thought I was watching myself! Set in Italy, the film follows the lives and interactions of two boys/men, one born a bastard of peasant stock (Depardieu), the other born to a land owner (de Niro).
Matt wears a condom in the vagina penetration scene but he has the distinction of being the first man in a mainstream British film to be shown ejaculating. What I did not expect was the tenderness with which those scenes were directed and played out.
A 'sex work' is defined as a work whose 'primary purpose is sexual arousal or stimulation'.
It is clear that ANTICHRIST is not a 'sex work' but a serious drama exploring issues such as grief, loss, guilt and fear.
From cuts details on IMDb : This version is uncut and includes the scenes with the main characters as young boys examining each other's genitals (this scene is much less graphic than many believe), and the prostitute masturbating Robert De Niro and Gerard Depardieu.
A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill.