Sign in. The multi-talented Edward Norton did some unique research to get his film and his character just right in Motherless Brooklyn. Watch now.
The former downtown it girl and Sassy magazine intern rose to wider fame thanks to 's Kidspicked up an Oscar nomination in for Boys Don't Crygained status as a queen of indie cinema, and then took a part in 's Brown Bunny. The film required her to perform "unsimulated" fellatio on director, costar, and former boyfriend Vincent Gallo and the world absolutely lost it. Before the film's premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, there were false reports that her then-representatives at William Morris Agency dropped her.
There are many kinds of blowjobs--masterful, merciful, hostile, desperate, obsequious, loving, et al. The one featured in Vincent Gallo's The Brown Bunny is the most troubling kind, especially when you consider that the film doesn't truly begin until the already notorious onscreen fellatio occurs, only to end about five minutes after it has finished. As a scene, the blowjob isn't shocking, but it is difficult to watch--and not simply because of the intimacy on display, or the weirdly disjunctive familiarity of the actors.
She lived up to the cool moniker by appearing in edgy film roles and several seasons creating fashion lines carrying her name, for her friends at the fashion retailer Opening Ceremony. There was also an autobiographical book on her personal fashion style that came out in Yet the early fame also meant she suffered from casting-couch problems. She handled the situations when they arose.
Perhaps it was her refusal to succumb to their advances, but Sevigny never got the roles. The same might not be true for other up-and-coming actresses, she admitted. When it came to merchandising, the number of Rey-related items trailed those featuring male characters from the film, despite the fact that Rey has the most screen time.
The Brown Bunny is a experimental road drama film written, directed, produced, photographed and edited by Vincent Gallo. It was photographed with handheld 16 mm cameras in various locations throughout the United States, including New HampshireMassachusettsOhioMissouriUtahNevadaand California. Following its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festivalthe film garnered a great deal of media attention because of the explicit final scene between Gallo and Sevigny, as well as a feud between Gallo and the film critic Roger Ebertwho stated that The Brown Bunny was the worst film in the history of Cannes,  although he later gave a re-edited version his signature " thumbs up ".
Chloe Sevigny is the subject of Playboy's January 20Q featureand in the interview she talks about the final season of 'Big Love,' her infamous oral sex scene in 'Brown Bunny' and her frustrations dating in New York. Playboy's press release follows; scroll down for a sexy photo and read the whole thing here. On her regrets about bad-mouthing Big Love to a reporter: "I got into a lot of trouble.
It should be playing in museums. Wow, thanks for clearing that up Chloe. Blow jobs can be very confusing onscreen. This revelation takes 1 Night In Paris to a whole other level.
It might surprise modern viewers to learn that the moment was a recreation of the finale of The Widow Jonesa hit play of the day, and the filmed moment was screened in order to publicize the show. Does that also make it the first spoiler in film history? Magnified to gargantuan proportions and repeated three times over is absolutely disgusting!
Once I've heard it, I'm slightly preoccupied with the thought of hearing it again. First laugh: at the image of the "right man" eventually falling into her lap, "Like: 'Whoops! Third: remembering Jay McInerney following her round Manhattan like a smell, researching the seven-page New Yorker profile of Sevigny, then 19, where he wrote that she was "the coolest girl in the world", the phrase that was, in turn, to follow her round for the rest of her life. Now 35, she was 20 when she first acted on screen, playing a year-old with Aids in Larry Clark's controversial film Kids — think Skins crossed with Rita, Sue and Bob Too!