Just a week before its premiere, Atom Egoyan's Where the Truth Lies has been fanny-slapped with an NC-17 rating, largely due to its depiction of an explicit three-way sex scene between Kevin "In Wild Things You Saw My" Bacon, Rachel Blanchard and Colin Firth (the Bridget Jones movies). "It was so close [to getting an R rating]," a defeated Egoyan tells the New York Daily News. Having had his appeal for an R denied by the MPAA, the director will now reinsert a lesbian scene that previously had been cut. So there.
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