But Body Art gets its real freak on in the middle -- profiling cultures and people who put enormous holes in their earlobes so they droop down, who use battery acid to get a bright yellow makeup effect, who put so many studs in their lips they can't talk right, to men who have scars chiselled into their bodies so as to take on the appearance of an alligator. The end result is so explicit and grotesque that I was actually nauseous by the end of it.
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The film is expected to continue without Mendes' involvement.