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Artistic Licence: Rape on television

How much do we need to see in a television rape scene?

27th April, 2014

How much do we need to see in a television rape scene? That might seem like an impossible question, one whose answer depends on the context, but it's a question nonetheless that many directors, at one point or another, will have found themselves pausing to contemplate. How graphic or disturbing should the scene be? What if it takes on the point of view of the rapist? What if it winds up glorifying the rape scene?...

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