Made in compliance with the —stripped down, no artificial lighting, hand-held only, etc.
Pretty tame by most sadomasochistic standards, the movie is notorious for its candle wax sequences where Madonna ties up Dafoe and pours hot candle wax on his body including his penis to much sexual arousal on both their parts.
But they knew that they could push it much, much further to truly outlandish levels of hilarious, totally uncomfortable awkwardness.
A hardcore insert of penetration with the use of body doubles is contrasted with their freefalling child, a prankish but affecting contrast between the pleasure of a wedded couple and the harsh realities of their own responsibilities.
The sequence is undeniably amazing, but the fact that it ruffled so many feathers is even more incredible.
Oh, he will get exactly what he deserves.