I too thought the day would never come in which we’d get a proper look at Saoirse Ronan naked… and it still hasn’t. Yes, her nude scenes in Foe are significantly more graphic than her nude scenes with Kate Winslet in Ammonite, but even with the recent VOD release – and in 4K, at that – the Irish actress’ boobs remain either in shadow or painfully far away. Who doesn’t like a good pixel hunt, though, right?
And if you’re here to see Saoirse Ronan’s ass, I’m just gonna straight up direct you to Ammonite for that. Although she does moon the camera in one scene, only the top of her butt crack isn’t enshrouded by the pitch black of darkness. You’d be willing to put up with that? Sure, but then there’s the fact that the flash of ass lasts only a handful of frames – a literal fraction of a second – and is out of focus. Tremendous. I’m not bitter. OK, I am a little bit. I just really thought this was going to be the nude scene we’ve all been waiting for from Saoirse, but it seems like what we got sits somewhere on the border between true nudity and tease.
And speaking of tease, the amount of false starts I had watching Foe and getting ready to spunk over an amazing Saoirse Ronan nude scene that I thought had begun, only to get literally zero visible nudity, is off the charts. There are a bunch of shower scenes. Tons of them. All of them are well lit. All of them are close-up. But alas, a bit too close. In not a single shower scene do either of Saoirse’s nipples peek above the bottom of the screen. Savagery. Pure savagery.
But all that said, we do technically see Saoirse Ronan topless in Foe, and multiple times. Her face is even in the same shot in a lot of these, which is more than we can say for the only other time she’s gotten naked on screen. Of course I expected more, and it goes without saying that I wanted more, but my thirst for celeb nudity is rarely quenched, and against the backdrop of the wretched drought of nude scenes in film and television that has been affecting Hollywood over the 2010s and 2020s, this isn’t too bad a haul. Factor in that we’re talking about an actress who rarely gets naked in her movies, and suddenly this whole thing’s looking quite rosy after all.
And I know a lot of you guys have been after a Saoirse Ronan sex scene in which you don’t have to imagine that you’ve transitioned for the sake of a self-insert, so now you can imagine that you’re Paul Mescal instead. Or the modesty patch she wears on her pussy during one of the sex scenes. Whatever. Do what you gotta do. Here’s the 4K, UltraHD gallery of caps featuring all of the shots of Saoirse Ronan naked in Foe to help you along.