A daring treatise on sexual sadomasochism
By Murtaza Ali Khan
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|The Night Porter - By Liliana Cavani|
IMDb Ratings: 6.8
Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Charlotte Rampling, Gabriele Ferzetti
Runtime: 118 min
Summary: After a chance meeting at a hotel in 1957, a Holocaust survivor and the Nazi officer who tortured her resume their sadomasochistic relationship.
The Night Porter a 1974 drama film directed by Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani. Starring Dirk Bogarde and Charlotte Rampling in the lead roles, the movie is infamous for its particularly disturbing Nazisploitation motifs.
|The captor and the captive|
Charlotte Rampling plays the challenging part of a sexually depraved Holocaust victim with such remarkable poise and conviction that it never really comes across as a performance. In spite of ourselves, we can't help but approve of her bizarre actions and behavior.
|A Still from The Night Porter|
|The captor and the captive reunite after years|
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