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Sarah Silverman Nudity: Actress Talks 'Take This Waltz' Nude Scene At Tribeca Film Festival

The Huffington Post  |  By Posted: 04/23/2012 10:07 am Updated: 04/23/2012 10:07 am

Sarah Silverman Nudity

Reports of Sarah Silverman's full-frontal scene in the indie film "Take This Waltz" have been circulating the internet since September of 2010.

"I go totally naked," Silverman told Moviefone on the set of Sarah Polley's indie film. "Full frontal. It's going to be awful. It's so not pretty."

More than eighteen months later, New York audiences got to judge for themselves whether Silverman's exposed scene was "awful" as "Take This Waltz" had its New York debut at the Tribeca Film Festival on Sunday night. (The film had previously premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September of 2011.)

Speaking with reporters on the red carpet before the New York premiere, Silverman said that her nude scene in the film is just your everyday, run-of-the-mill bit of nakedness.

"The thing, and I want to be able to say this because ['Waltz' writer-director] Sarah Polley isn't here, but she always says she wrote that scene because women are naked together all the time," she said to reporters (via THR). "You're in the shower at the Y or one of you is in the tub and one of you is reading a magazine, you're hanging out and trying on clothes -- it's such a common, every day thing for women that's never reflected in movies. There's so much nudity in movies, but it's always sexual."

Starring Silverman, Michelle Williams and Seth Rogen, "Take This Waltz" continues to play throughout the Tribeca Film Festival. It is scheduled to hit theaters in limited release on June 29.

For more from the premiere of "Take This Waltz," including Silverman's thoughts on gay marriage and abortion, head over to THR.

PHOTOS: Celebrities At Tribeca

  • Doutzen Kroes

    Doutzen Kroes attends the premiere of "Mansome" during the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, Saturday, April 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

  • Coco Rocha

    Coco Rocha attends the premiere of "Mansome" during the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, Saturday, April 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

  • Alison Brie

    Actress Alison Brie attends the Tribeca Film Festival opening night premiere of "The Five-Year Engagement" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

  • Robert De Niro, Grace Hightower

    Actor Robert De Niro and wife Grace Hightower attend the Tribeca Film Festival opening night premiere of "The Five-Year Engagement" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

  • Camilla Belle

    Actress Camilla Belle attends the Tribeca Film Festival opening night premiere of "The Five-Year Engagement" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

  • Robert De Niro, Judd Apatow

    In this April 19, 2012 photo provided by StarPix, director Judd Apatow, left, joins actor Robert De Niro at ┬"Tribeca Talks Directors Series ,100 Years of Universal,┬" at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. (AP Photo/StarPix, Dave Allocca)

  • Jason Segel

    Actor Jason Segel attends the Tribeca Film Festival opening night premiere of "The Five-Year Engagement" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

  • Will Arnett

    Will Arnett attends the premiere of "Mansome" during the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, Saturday, April 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

  • Michael Moore

    Filmmaker Michael Moore attends the Tribeca Film Festival opening night premiere of "The Five-Year Engagement" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

  • Amy Poehler, Aubrey Plaza

    Actresses Amy Poehler, left, and Aubrey Plaza attend the Tribeca Film Festival opening night premiere of "The Five-Year Engagement" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

  • Emily Blunt

    In this photo provided by StarPix, actress Emily Blunt arrives for the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of ┬"Your Sister`s Sister,┬" Thursday, April 19, 2012 in New York. Blunt stars in the film. (AP Photo/StarPix, Amanda Schawb)

  • Jason Segal; Emily Blunt

    In this photo provided by StarPix, actors Jason Segal and Emily Blunt arrive for the Tribeca Film Festival opening of their film, "The Five-Year Engagement," Wednesday, April 18, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/StarPix, Dave Allocca)

  • "BURN" Premiere - 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22: Detroit Fire Chief Craig Dougherty attends the 'BURN' Premiere during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the AMC Lowes Village on April 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus

    Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus attends the Tribeca Film Festival opening night premiere of "The Five-Year Engagement" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

  • Lena Dunham

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  • "BURN" Premiere - 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22: Detroit firefighter Ted Copley attends the 'BURN' Premiere during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the AMC Lowes Village on April 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

  • "BURN" Premiere - 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22: Directors Tom Putnam and Brenna Sanchez speak at the 'BURN' Premiere during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the AMC Lowes Village on April 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

  • "Francophrenia (Or: Don't Kill Me, I Know Where The Baby Is)" Premiere - 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22: Director / actor James Franco interviews during the 'Francophrenia (Or: Don't Kill Me, I Know Where The Baby Is)' Premiere during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the School of Visual Arts Theater on April 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

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  • Downtown Youth Behind The Camera Program - 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22: Filmmakers Austin Smith, Max Aurnhammer, and Zach Cassell attend the Downtown Youth Behind The Camera Program during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the School of Visual Arts Theater on April 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

  • Downtown Youth Behind The Camera Program - 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22: Filmmaker Etai Abramovich attend the Downtown Youth Behind The Camera Program during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the School of Visual Arts Theater on April 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

  • "Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story" Premiere - 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22: Director Raymond De Felitta attends 'Booker's Place: A Mississippi Story' Premiere during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the Chelsea Clearview Cinemas on April 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

  • Tribeca Talks After The Movie: Freaky Deaky - 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22: Crispin Glover attends Tribeca Talks After The Movie: 'Freaky Deaky' during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the School of Visual Arts Theater on April 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

  • Tribeca Talks After The Movie: Freaky Deaky - 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22: Actresses Breanne Racano (L) and Sabina Gadecki attend Tribeca Talks After The Movie: 'Freaky Deaky' during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the School of Visual Arts Theater on April 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

  • Tribeca Talks After The Movie: Freaky Deaky - 2012 Tribeca Film Festival

    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22: Breanne Racano attends Tribeca Talks After The Movie: 'Freaky Deaky' during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the School of Visual Arts Theater on April 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

  • Super WHY!

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  • David Burke, Wilmer Valderrama

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  • Chris Colfer

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  • Amber Riley, Chris Colfer

    Amber Riley and Chris Colfer attend the world premiere of "Struck By Lightning" during the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, Saturday, April 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

  • Emma Watson

    Emma Watson attends the world premiere of "Struck By Lightning" during the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, Saturday, April 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

  • Olivia Wilde

    Executive producer Olivia Wilde attends a screening of "Baseball in the Time of Cholera" during the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday, April 21, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

  • Marguerite Moreau

    Actress Marguerite Moreau attends the world premiere of "Caroline and Jackie" during the Tribeca Film Festival onSaturday, April 21, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

  • Bitsie Tulloch

    Actress Bitsie Tulloch attends the world premiere of "Caroline and Jackie" during the Tribeca Film Festival onSaturday, April 21, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

  • Arielle Kebbel

    Actress Arielle Kebbel attends the world premiere of "Supporting Characters" during the Tribeca Film Festival on Friday, April 20, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

  • Kim Cattrall

    Actress Kim Cattrall attends the Tribeca Film Festival opening night premiere of "The Five-Year Engagement" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

  • Michelle Williams

    Actress Michelle Williams attends the 'Take this Waltz' Premiere during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the Borough of Manhattan Community College on April 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

  • Sarah Silverman

    Actress Sarah Silverman attends the 'Take this Waltz' Premiere during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the Borough of Manhattan Community College on April 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

  • Michelle Williams, Luke Kirby, Sarah Silverman, Susan Cavan

    Michelle Williams, Luke Kirby, Sarah Silverman, and Susan Cavan attend the 'Take this Waltz' Premiere during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the Borough of Manhattan Community College on April 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

  • Michelle Williams, Luke Kirby, Sarah Silverman

    Actors Michelle Williams, Luke Kirby and Sarah Silverman attend the 'Take this Waltz' Premiere during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the Borough of Manhattan Community College on April 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

  • Michelle Williams, Sarah Silverman

    Michelle Williams and Sarah Silverman attend the 'Take this Waltz' Premiere during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival at the Borough of Manhattan Community College on April 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

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