In Japanese cinema, nudity taboos have evolved greatly since the dawn of animation, and anime , the general category of animated films, includes some films with a spectrum of nudity and sexual situations. Nudist films claimed to depict the lifestyles of members of the nudism or naturist movement, but were largely a vehicle for the exhibition of female nudity. There was uninhibited exposure of breasts and backsides though. In , Hitomi Kuroki appeared nude in Keshin. The popularity of OVA Original Video Animation direct-to-video series in Japan has been a major factor in the unique blend of content in Japanese anime. Annette Kellermann , the famous Australian swimming star, appeared fully nude in an active role in Fox's A Daughter of the Gods in
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Nudity in film
These films claimed to be educational and dealt with taboo topics such as drug parties, prostitution, and sexually transmitted infections. Using this framework, brief nude scenes of women appeared in Maniac and Sex Madness , and nude swimming sequences in Marihuana and Child Bride Retrieved 6 May The Globe and Mail. Their stories feature women in prison who are subjected to sexual and physical abuse, typically by sadistic male or female prison wardens and guards.