‘Skin: A History of Nudity In The Movies’ is a movie based on… well, its title. Producer Jim McBride and director Danny Wolf wanted to make a documentary that talks about the subject. However, they did not want the movie to look like a ‘breast-fed’. They wanted the documentary to be something that professors can teach to film majors.
‘Skin: A History of Nudity In The Movies’ is educational as well as entertaining. It is one of the most thorough studies of the subject done in the industry. It shows the use of nudity in the movies from the very beginning. It explores how nudity was filmed in during the silent film era (1915), when it was prohibited (1935-68), and in the 70s.
‘Skin: A History of Nudity In The Movies’ also explores the use of explicit nudity in modern-day movies like ‘Fifty Shades’. Many actresses interviewed in the documentary and gave their take in the nude scenes they have performed. Diane Franklin says that it is important to understand that nudity in movies is a choice not expectation.
After #MeToo movement, much needed intimacy coordinator and professional consults are hired to make actors feel safe. ‘Skin: A History of Nudity In The Movies’ will explain you in detail about the evolution of nudity in cinemas.