Cinema: Out of the Night

THE NIGHT PORTER

Directed by LILIANA CAVANI Screenplay by LILIANA CAVANI andlTALOMOSCATI

During the war, the man who is now the night porter at the comfortable little Viennese hotel (Dirk Bogarde) was an SS officer at a concentration camp. During the war, the chic wife of the symphony conductor (Charlotte Rampling), who comes sweeping carelessly through his lobby, was, though scarcely more than a child, an inmate of the camp.

And they loved with a love that was more than love...

In fact, it was a classic case of sadomasochism. A suitable number of whipcracking,...

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