Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Splendor in the Grass is a classic 1961 film directed by Elia Kazan and starring Natalie Wood and Warren Beatty. The film follows the story of two teenage lovers, Deanie and Bud, who are struggling to come to terms with the pressures of society and their own desires.
The film is known for its frank and honest portrayal of teenage sexuality. The film follows the couple as they grapple with their feelings for each other and the expectations of their parents. The film also explores the consequences of teenage pregnancy and the double standards that exist between men and women.
The film contains several powerful sexual moments. One of the most memorable is when Deanie and Bud are in a field of tall grass and Deanie begins to undress. The scene is shot in slow motion and is accompanied by a haunting score. This scene is a powerful representation of the couple's desire for each other and the power of their love.
Another memorable sexual moment is when Deanie and Bud are in a car together and Deanie begins to cry. Bud reaches out to comfort her and the two share a passionate kiss. This scene is a powerful representation of the couple's connection and the strength of their love.
The film also contains a powerful scene in which Deanie and Bud are in a hotel room and Deanie is about to lose her virginity. The scene is shot in a dream-like state and is accompanied by a beautiful score. This scene is a powerful representation of the couple's desire for each other and the power of their love.
Overall, Splendor in the Grass is a powerful film that explores the complexities of teenage sexuality. The film contains several powerful sexual moments that are both beautiful and heartbreaking. The film is a must-see for anyone interested in exploring the power of love and the complexities of teenage sexuality.
There are some brief references to sex in conversations without going further.
No nudity, although a teenage girl arises from a bath with no clothes on - only her back is shown.
No sex, but it is the main theme of the movie. There is an implied rape (not shown).
There is a lot of (passionate) kissing.
There is some talk during the film by parents that their daughter had an abortion. The mother mentions that she had "one of those awful surgeries."
A teenage girl who follows her mother's advice to avoid having sex with her boyfriend. The mother tells her that sex will ruin a marriage and that boys want to marry a nice girl. She also tells her that boys don't respect a girl that they can go all the way with.
A high school boy is in a relationship with a girl, who chooses to avoid having sex. During the film he is told by his father that he should find another girl who will fill his needs.
A father encourages his son to find a girl who will fill his (sexual) needs. A teenage girl is asked if she has been "spoilt".
A mother tells her daughter wives only have sex with their husbands to have children, as they don't enjoy it as much as men.
A teenage girl tries to get a teenage boy to have sex with her.