Overview

In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, 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. Operatic and disturbing, The Night Porter deftly examines the lasting social and psychological effects of the Nazi regime.

  1. Liliana Cavani

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Amadeo Pagani

    Screenplay

  3. Italo Moscati

    Screenplay

  4. Barbara Alberti

    Story

Facts

Original Title Il portiere di notte

Status Released

Release Information

  • April 3, 1974
    16
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    (Interdit aux moins de 16 ans) unsuitable for children younger than 16 or forbidden in cinemas for under 16.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 58m

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