Keira Knightley gets spanked in sexually charged film A Dangerous Method

Keira Knightley gets spanked in sexually charged film A Dangerous Method

That”s a bit risqu! Keira Knightley gets spanked in sexually charged film A Dangerous Method

12:51 PM on 23rd June 2011

Fetish film Keira Knightley plays a Russian patient who has repressed sexual desires to be beaten by her lover

Fetish film Keira Knightley plays a Russian patient who has repressed sexual desires to be beaten by her lover

Illicit affair: Keira

Illicit affair: Keira”s character embarks on a scandalous relationship with her psychiatrist, played by Michael Fassbender

Set in Austria: Keira embraces Michael Fassbender

Set in Austria: Keira embraces Michael Fassbender”s character on a park bench by the river

Unhappy patient: A Dangerous Method is the third consecutive collaboration between David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen

Unhappy patient: A Dangerous Method is the third consecutive collaboration between David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensenl

Inside the mind: In the film, Jung and Freud give birth to the discipline of psychoanalysis, while Knightley is a patient Inside the mind: In the film, Jung and Freud give birth to the discipline of psychoanalysis, while Knightley is a patient

Inside the mind: In the film, Jung and Freud give birth to the discipline of psychoanalysis, while Knightley is a patient

Leading men: The film is based around the intense relationship between psychiatrist Carl Jung (Fassbender) and Sigmund Freud, played by Viggo Mortensen (left)

Leading men: The film is based around the intense relationship between psychiatrist Carl Jung (Fassbender) and Sigmund Freud, played by Viggo Mortensen (left)

Risqu scenes: Vincent Cassel also stars in the film as Otto Gross, pictured here in a love scene

Risqu scenes: Vincent Cassel also stars in the film as Otto Gross, pictured here in a love scene

Based on a true story: The film has been adapted from Christopher Hampton

Based on a true story: The film has been adapted from Christopher Hampton”s screenplay The Talking Cure

Psychiatric theories: A Dangerous Method looks at the theories between Freud and his colleagues

Psychiatric theories: A Dangerous Method looks at the theories between Freud and his colleagues