By this time, Fassbender had already starred in major films like 's Inglourious Basterds and , but he allowed McQueen to film him exposed from any angle he wished.
Which is fine, if it's what she's comfortable with, but it's still a missed opportunity to make herself more visible to the folks who could help her make a real comeback.
In the years since, she took a break from acting — and.
By leaning on her connections and waiting for the right role — the kind of funny, heartfelt part she's always been terrific at — she could be back on the A-list in under a year, setting herself up for the rest of her life.
It's not clear whether she was looking to pivot into a new career as a producer or if she was just trying something new and different to pass the time, but either way, it didn't pan out.
While nudity can sometimes be classy and used for artistic purposes, it's also occasionally used for pure exploitation — even when it's all in good fun.