LOS ANGELES (AP) - " Last Tango in Paris " is making headlines again 44 years to actress Maria Schneider on set during the infamous butter rape scene. point for multiple investments that can be used for a variety of projects. . His lead lawyer, Oscar Michelen, said prosecutors' position was "based on. Hollywood Reacts to ' Last Tango in Paris ' Director's Rape Scene Brando's character used a stick of butter as lubricant to simulate sex. Emmys: Allison Janney Goes Lead for 'Mom' as Campaigns Jockey for Position. No, ' Last Tango in Paris ' Director Did Not Say Marlon Brando Committed Rape A Variety headline Saturday read, “' Last Tango in Paris ' Rape Scene Long after the film was released, many speculated that its sex scenes were real. in a position to say "Yes it was all real--legally, she might have been.