In the end, even my wife, the actor Akiko Koyama, said that if no one else would do it, then she would be willing. Because sex is a natural human experience, some movie directors opt to include it in their films—unsimulated—for a heightened sense of realism, which means you're looking at real people having real intercourse. The movie premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, but wasn't exactly a critical success. Basically some people say they did, some say they didn't, and no one will ever know the truth. Other fun fact: This comedy is one of the better-known movies of this particular subgenre, and for good reason: The film is essentially about a couple who a attend concerts by aughts bands like Franz Ferdinand and The Dandy Warhols, and b have a ton of sex. The movie was produced by Penthouse Magazine, and featured unsimulated sex scenes that were added post-production much to the chagrin of the director and acted out by "Penthouse Pets. Also, apparently some prosthetic vaginas were floating around set. This film was highly controversial for scenes of vaginal mutilation, but on the other hand Gainsbourg won Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival. And yes, it features unsimulated sex throughout. The sex is real, which is pretty rare for a mainstream movie that won Best Film at the Berlin Film Festival. It broke alllll kinds of boundaries after all, Sevigny is a household name-level actress , and remains one of the most notable unsimulated moments in film. Unsurprisingly, the film was banned in several countries.