The Night Porter (1973)

The Night Porter (1973)

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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.

1973118 minsItaly
DramaRomance

The Night Porter (1973) | Reviews

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

The Night Porter is as nasty as it is lubricious, a despicable attempt to titillate us by exploiting memories of persecution and suffering.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The movie's visual virtues are negated by infinite absurdities -- particularly by the sentimentality with which the director views this luckless couple.

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TV Guide

TV Guide

A strange and unforgettable picture that questions deeply the psyches of torturers and the tortured.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Perhaps there is something in its very crassness, horror and tastelessness that does at least jolt us towards an acknowledgment of pure evil.

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