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Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (22-Nov-1975)

Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Writers: Sergio Citti; Pier Paolo Pasolini

From novel by: Marquis de Sade

Keywords: Drama

Upper class Italian fascists round up 18 teenagers, children of the bourgeoisie, and secure them in a mansion for 120 days of every type of abuse. There are four stages in De Sade's novel: "Antechamber of Hell", initial orientation; "Circle of Obsessions", erotic and homoerotic perversity; "Circle of Shit", rituals of debasement; and "Circle of Blood", where those who broke rules are punished.


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