The film adaptation of E.L. James’ erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey will have its premier next week in Berlin, but the folks at Malaysia aren’t willing to let the movie pass through their censorship barriers.
According to the Malaysia Film Censorship board (the LPF), the sex involved in 50 Shades of Grey is violent and ‘unnatural’, which is why they think the various horny Malay women aching for some spanking don’t deserve to have their fetishes quenched.
The board made a decision in view of the film containing scenes that are not of natural sexual content. The content is more sadistic, featuring scenes of a woman being tied to a bed and whipped…
The statement was made by LPF chairman Mr. Abdul Halim Abdul Hamid, who was also keen to point out that it is ‘more pornography than a movie’.
It’s kind of hard to disagree with the guy, but who is going to stop the bondage-lovers in Malaysia from protesting?