Salo, or, The 120 days of Sodom

Salo, or, The 120 days of Sodom

DVD - 2016 | Italian
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A transposition of de Sade's eighteenth-century opus of torture and degradation to 1944 Fascist Italy in a thought-provoking inquiry into the political, social, and sexual dynamics that define the world.
Publisher: New York : Criterion Collection, 2016.
ISBN: 9781681431048
Branch Call Number: Italian DVD FIC Salo
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (116 min.) : digital, sound, colour ; 12 cm + 1 folded sheet (18 cm).
Language Note: In Italian with English subtitles.


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Jun 12, 2017

in the tradition of Chaucer and Boccaccio, and inspired by the thought of Nietzsche and the tone of Marcel Proust, Pasolini takes de Sade through several of Dante's circles of hell - sets recall Ingres, Velazquez and de Chirico among others, music by Chopin, Bach, among again others - an utter masterpiece, but not for the squeamish

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