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A concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempt to re-create their sadomasochistic relationship, his former SS comrades begin to stalk them.

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Directed by

Liliana Cavani

Written by

Liliana Cavani (Screenplay)
Barbara Alberti (Story)
Italo Moscati (Screenplay)
Amadeo Pagani (Screenplay)

Runtime

118 minutes

Country

Italy

Language

Italian

Tagline

The Most Controversial Picture of Our Time!

Cast

Keywords

woman director hotel uniform sadomasochism eroticism 1950s concentration camp vienna, austria unfaithfulness guilt anti-nazi resistance concentration camp survivor porter jam

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