The rape scene of “Game of Thrones” Season 5 is receiving a lot of criticism from viewers. It has been learnt that “Game of Thrones” Season 6 would explain why the brutal scene was depicted. Read the complete story!
The “Game of Thrones” Season 5 last episodes would keep lingering in viewers mind before the Season 6 arrives. Many characters have been in the traumatic state when the Season 5 ended. The scenes comprised of characters left alone in scary places, stabbed by Watch and the Sand Snakes wallowing in poisoning them.
But a huge controversy is brewing on how the sexual assault scene was depicted in the “Game of Thrones” Season 5. According to ZAP, viewers have been less traumatized by how Stannis Baratheon put to flames his young daughter and finally landing her to death bed. But it is the horrific scene when Ramsay Bolton rapes his own wife, Sansa Stark that sends chills down the spine. Many viewers would have felt that the scene in the 6th episode “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken” of the Season 5 was not presented well and arouses feelings of terror.
On this, the director of the HBO TV series, Jeremy Podeswa has indicated that creators of the series, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are aware of the critique. He added in the upcoming season as the story progresses, it would become clear why the “Game of Thrones” Season 5 rape scene was shot in such a way.
“They did not want to be too overly influenced,” Podeswa said. “But they did absorb and take it in and it did influence them in a way.”
It is known to all that the HBO’s TV series has shown sexual content before also, but this rape scene is talked about lot because any such thing is not in the books. According to
According to Vulture, Podeswa has not thrown any light on the Ramsay and Sansa relationship in “Game of Thrones” Season 6. But he did divulge that important things have been discussed with the creators and some changes would be introduced. He told that the creators “were responsive to the discussion and there were a couple of things that changed as a result.”
Podeswa also expressed his opinion over the depiction of the rape scene in “Game of Thrones” Season 5. He said that it was presented in such a way so that they could exhibit the cold and savagely violent world where things of such horrible extent take place. He also added that the scene was handled with utter sensitivity and the viewers don’t see anything.
“Game of Thrones” Season 6 would be premiered on April 2016.
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