The original book was censored in Britain for over 30 years for its obscene language and graphic sex scenes.But while the nature of the three sex scenes is under debate, Lawrence's four-letter words do not feature in the new adaptation as Mercurio did not see them as "groundbreaking" anymore."That battle has been won.
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'I've watched lots of Hollywood films where the girl wears a bra in bed - we didn't do that.
So apart from having them have sex starkers, which you wouldn't be able to put on any channel, I think we are quite rude.'Lawrence’s novel about love across the social divide tells the story of Constance Chatterley, a married woman who seeks sexual satisfaction elsewhere after her husband is wounded during the First World War and left paralysed from the waist down.
The idea was to tell this as a love story, a love triangle.