“A classic. A compelling and disturbing testament to the enduring power of evil and the complexity of human nature.” (Four Stars)
On DVD & Blu-Ray 30 Jul 2012
For many people, The Night Porter remains a troubling classic. Let’s face it… Any film that mixes sexuality with Third Reich imagery is going to offend a few less broadminded folk but the movie shouldn’t be confused with the more sordid exploitation films that came in it’s wake (see links to our previous Night Porter content for more on this).
Luckily for viewers everywhere, the upcoming release of The Night Porter has an extensive set of interviews that put the film in context (DVD edition only).
Check out the first few minutes of this fascinating document here as director Liliana Cavini begins to explain the thinking behind one of the classic taboo-busting movies of the 1970s…