">Name: David Cronenberg's film "Crash" faced possible censorship in Britain
Artist: David Cronenberg
Confronting Bodies: Conservative Party of Great Britain, British Board of Film Classification
Date of Action: 1996
Specific Location: Great Britain
Description of Artwork: The film adaptation of the novel "Crash" was one of the most controversial movies of the 1990s. "Crash" is about a couple that has extramarital affairs in order to keep their relationship interesting. After the husband gets into a car crash which kills the man in the other car dies he makes love to the man's widow. After this he, and his wife, is drawn into a cult who restages famous fatal car crashes for erotic stimulation. The movie contains many graphic sex scenes between people who are sexually obsessed with car crashes, car crash victims, and the wounds people get in car crashes.
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