Given an NC rating, the film is highly controversial due to its sexual themes, in particular its portrayal of pedophilia. I'd wager even a great many closeted pedophiles looking for a legal way to indulge themselves wouldn't enjoy watching this crap. A few years later, however, copies of the film began to turn up to the embarrassment of the West German government. Featuring a stand-out performance from Philip Seymour Hoffman, the movie leaves it to you to define or at least consider what constitutes disagreeable, dark, mainstream, and of course, happiness. She is not running, she is choosing. After two years, however, the ban was lifted again. Though drug use may not have vanished from film sets now, it is more well-hidden and more tightly controlled in order to avoid legal trouble. Supreme Court, where it was ruled that the film was not obscene. The brutal reality of their struggle is captured in all its raw and ugly truth, earning this film a spot in most Top Controversial Film and Disturbing Flick lists. The film still holds an NC rating, although an edited R-rated version is available. Here are eight indie films that engage with the subject matter in appropriately intimate ways. Having never been allowed to indulge in any sort of sexual experimentation in her youth, she has instead followed convention and married a handsome doctor who keeps her dripping in Yves Saint Laurent but cannot pique her sexual interest. Makes you think twice about what books you take camping. The violence the movie features more than 30 deaths and perceived glorification of the gangster lifestyle led censors to demand cuts, rewrites, and even an alternate ending. Battleship Potemkin Censorship vs. But by the end, she learns that womanhood means meeting intimacy and vulnerability face-to-face. However, at least one distributor restored the offensive material and the entire uncut version was shown.