Dirk Bogarde looks through a camera in a scene from The Night Porter (1974)
Dirk Bogarde looks through a camera in a scene from The Night Porter (1974)
The Night Porter (1974)

The Melbourne Cinémathèque & ACMI present

The Night Porter

Liliana Cavani | Italy | | R18+
Film

Notorious upon its release, this erotic Nazisploitation film explores the sadomasochistic relationship between a former SS officer (Bogarde) and a Holocaust survivor (Charlotte Rampling) whose compulsive repetition of their past leads to them “recreating” the conditions of a concentration camp.

Provocative and perverse, with dark and evocative cinematography by Alfio Contini, Cavani’s controversial film examines transgressive behaviour, love and suffering alongside the lasting social and psychological effects of fascism.

Courtesy of Cinecittà Luce.

Format: DCP, Colour
Language: English
Source: Cinecitta Luce
Duration: 118 mins

When

Wed 19 May 2021

7pm

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Duration

118 mins

Rating

R18+

Where

Cinema 1, Level 2
ACMI, Fed Square

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