in one extended scene the main character is watching a stage show with a woman wearing a thin top and panties and several musicians on stage. During the show she removes the top and the scene cuts from a full shot of her topless, back to the main character, and then to a close-up of the topless woman, then back and forth a couple more times between the main character and the closeup of the topless woman facing the camera. Breasts are clearly visible multiple times during the scene.


The female lead is a prostitute. There are several discussions of her profession with sexual references.


While waiting in line in a business, the main character is staring at an attractive woman while talking into a portable recorder and talking about pouring bourbon on the woman’s intimate body parts and tasting the bourbon off her body. He uses graphic language in describing what he would do and how it would taste. She can’t hear him but the others in line are listening.
Early on in the film, the female lead, a prostitute, has sex with a customer. Depending on whether you are watching the R-rated or unrated version, you mostly see the heads of the two having sex (R-rated) or you see the male from his bare buttocks up to his head between the female’s bare legs.
The female lead performs oral sex on the male lead. Male is fully clothed, female is wearing a bra and skirt, and you mostly see their heads, so no nudity.
Some brief scenes of female nudity, including bare breasts.


Film review:Translated by www.rabudo-ru.com


I think the realm reached by film and television works or novels can be roughly divided into three levels. The first level is to be able to completely narrate a story, the second level is to be able to accurately describe a character, because the expression of a character often needs to be based on the story, and the third level is to clearly express an emotion, Because an emotional expression has to rely on relevant stories and characters. Leaving Las Vegas undoubtedly belongs to the third level. Compared with “leave Las Vegas”, I prefer another Chinese translation of the film – “two desperate hearts”, which points out the theme of the film.

The film’s exposition of the theme “despair” is quite unique. At the beginning, I couldn’t understand how the hero could behave so freely and gracefully in his hands and feet. He always had a smile on his face, never went crazy, never yelled at his throat, and even his attitude of seducing women to bed was polite, like inviting them to a social dance. He never complained, and he could not find the slightest trace left by the injustice of fate; He was committing suicide, but he never talked about death. Instead, he just enjoyed the life in front of him, as if suicide was just a natural process. At first glance, it seems that Ben is not an alcoholic who has come to a dead end, but more like a gentleman who occasionally comes out to have fun in the dark. However, only after careful taste can we understand it. It is precisely because we believe that we have been abandoned by the world and no longer need to ask for anything from the world that we can be so free and easy; It is precisely because we have been so desperate that we can go to death calmly without distractions, so we can be so elegant. So this is like an actor who knows that his death is coming and tries his best to show his last performance as gorgeous as possible. Under the lens, Las Vegas, a brightly lit and prosperous gambling city, is the most luxurious stage he can choose. Everything is gorgeous and tragic, dazzling and heartbreaking. I have to lament that Nicholas Cage’s superb acting skills vividly deduce the extreme despair in an extremely cheerful way similar to the state of madness. His capture of the inner world of the characters and his control over the performance skills have reached the peak. Personally, I think many of the characters he has created after this film are unable to do their right.

There is no doubt that wine is the third protagonist in the film except the male and female protagonists. Cage keeps drinking different kinds of wine in different ways. However, I believe that alcohol only paralyzes Ben’s brain without confusing his brain, because he is so determined to drink himself to death, calmly and without hesitation, and never has the idea of giving up, Maintaining such determination is unimaginable for a simple drunkard. The vast majority of suicides always seek the most direct and rapid way of suicide, which is not only to shorten the time of suffering, but also to avoid giving up in the long process. However, Ben chose to drink himself to death, which is the longest way of suicide I can imagine. Therefore, Ben is not only to let himself die, but also to torture himself to death. This may be the numbness to pain shown by a desperate person.

Love should be another theme of the film. However, can the love between an alcoholic and a prostitute be regarded as love? Even if it is counted as love, what is the significance of this love from drunkard and prostitute to drunkard and prostitute? The one who wants to drink himself to death finally gets his wish and drinks himself to death in his lover’s arms. The one who is a prostitute has always been a prostitute, and even uses the money earned from going out to “work” at night to buy wine for his lover to drink himself to death. We can doubt the way they love each other, disdain their motives for love, and even scoff at the results of their love. But we can’t ignore the spiritual shock brought by this relationship. Even the messy identities and chaotic living conditions of the protagonists and heroines can not make this relationship show the slightest impurity. They have nothing, so all they can give each other is their own love; It is because they have nothing else to ask for, so they can only ask for each other’s love. Can you find something purer than this in the thousands of transactions in the materialistic casino. What’s more, in the eyes of the world, this humble love contains those elements that make love noble and great: dependence, tolerance, companionship to death and perseverance. Isn’t that what even Shakespeare’s most noble love pursues. In fact, love has no distinction between high and low. Sincere love is the most valuable. Even two desperate hearts can collide with the most brilliant love fireworks.

It is said that a few days before the publication of the original novel, the author John O’Brien suddenly committed suicide without leaving any last words. Just like Ben, played by Nicolas Cage in the film, can’t figure out whether he “fell in love with drinking because of his wife’s departure or because drinking led to his wife’s departure”, maybe the world will never understand that the author John O’Brien wrote this work because he was in extreme despair before suicide, Or in the desperate atmosphere created by his own creation, he fell too deep into it and couldn’t extricate himself, and finally went to self destruction. But in any case, “leave Las Vegas” is like a roar of heroes in martial arts novels before they die, even if it is not earth shaking

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