The year-old actress has done her fair share of stripping and acting out racy bedroom scenes during her career, but she has admitted the "best" X-rated moment was when she joined her co-star James McAvoy - who portrayed her character Cecilia Tallis' lover Robbie Turner in the drama classic - for intimate scenes on top of a bookshelf. Speaking to Vulture, she said: "The best sex scene I've done on-screen is the one in 'Atonement', on the bookshelf. Keira - who was tasked with performing lesbian sex scenes in her recent film 'Colette' and also gets intimate in her latest period drama 'The Aftermath' - said that it was the director Joe Wright who made her 'Atonement' sex scene feel "comfortable" and not at all "exposed", through his precise choreography. Explaining that he "choreographed the scene within an inch of its life", she added: "It was absolutely, 'Foot goes up there, hand goes up there. So both me and James [McAvoy] felt utterly comfortable and not exposed, and like we could deal with it. It's never gonna be fun, but we could deal with it.
Keira Knightley's best sex scene was in Atonement
Keira Knightley Says Her Love Scene in Atonement Was the 'Best Sex Scene I’ve Done'
Keira Knightley is looking back at one of her most memorable sex scenes to film. Knightley, 33, opened up about her memorable love scene with James McAvoy in the film Atonement. In the past, several actors and actresses have pointed out how different sex scenes in films are from real life — noting at times how uncomfortable filming them can be — but Knightley said Atonement director Joe Wright made the process easy. And everyone will feel comfortable. The Aftermath is now in theaters. MARK: When voices are silenced there is no democratic process or free will.
Keira Knightley Reveals the Real Reason She Won’t Do Nude Scenes Anymore
By Jabeen Waheed For Mailonline. Keira Knightley has revealed that her favourite sex scene was in 's Atonement. Speaking to Vulture , the British actress, 33, admitted that her favourite racy on-screen scene was with co-star James McAvoy, because the drama's director Joe Wright made her feel 'comfortable' and not at all 'exposed'. Despite her lesbian sex scene in last year's Colette and another saucy scene in this year's The Aftermath, Keira admitted her scene alongside McAvoy was 'choreographed within an inch of its life.
The year-old actress has said she has control over how her characters are depicted when it comes to nude and sex scenes in movies, as she says she's "in a position" where she can have the final say. She said: "I think I am in a position where I can be quite dictatorial about what I am comfortable with and what I am not. I am in a position where I can say yes and no.