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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Ulf Dalquist <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 29 Jul 1996 08:57:14 +0200
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Xyvind Staalen <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>And in Norway we have sex in
>our movies. That's right. We skip the violence, but we keep the sex. Naked
>bodies. Breasts. Penises. Everything. And this doesn't even seem to have
>an effect on the rating of movies. Everyone from seven to a houndred years
>old can without warning be exposed to such amounts of skin as I >described.
I think you're forgetting one thing: sex on the screen is OK in Norway as l=
as it doesn't get too explicit. You still have a ban on porn, don't you?
(...)Norvegian society, a country you probably haven't heard about
>(you might, though, when Vebjorn Rodal wins gold on 800 m in Atlanta).
Don't be ridiculous. How would he ever get as far as 800 m without skis :-)
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