Salo, Or The 120 Days of Sodom

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Main Details

  • Released on November 25, 1975 (Paris Film Festival)
  • Color
  • Running Time: 116 min | Argentina: 112 min | USA: 115 min
  • Aspect Ratio: (1.85:1)
  • Production Co: Produzioni Europee Associati (PEA)
  • Distribution Co: Zebra (USA), United Artists Europa (non-USA), Primer Plano Film Group S.A. (Argentina)
  • Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini
  • Written by Pier Paolo Pasolini and Sergio Citti, from the novel The 120 Days of Sodom by The Marquis de Sade.
  • Starring Paolo Bonacelli, Giorgio Cataldi, Umberto Paolo Quintavalle
  • Produced by Alberto De Stefanis, Antonio Girasante, Alberto Grimaldi
  • Original Music by Ennio Morricone
  • Cinematography by Tonino Delli Colli
  • Film Editing by Nino Baragli, Tatiana Casini Morigi, Enzo Ocone

Plot Summary

  • In World War II Italy, four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of physical, mental, and sexual torture.

Taglines

  • Banned in Australia for 17 years - Now for the first time Australian audiences have the opportunity to judge one of the most controversial films in the history of cinema. A work of rigorous moral intelligence or a descent into a nightmare of cruelty and lust? (1993)
  • A disturbing motion picture for mature audiences who are prepared to view it.
  • Direct from the New York Film Festival showing
  • The final vision of a controversial filmmaker

Also Known As

  • Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma
  • Salo ou les 120 journées de Sodome
  • Die 120 Tage von Sodom (Germany)
  • 120 dagar av Sodomi (Finland - Swedish title)
  • Salò - Sodoman 120 päivää (Finland - DVD title)
  • Salò eller Sodoms 120 dagar (Finland - Swedish title)
  • Salò ou Os 120 Dias de Sodoma (Portugal)
  • Salò, eller Sodoms 120 dagar (Sweden)
  • Salò, o las 120 jornadas de Sodoma (Argentina - cable TV title)
  • Saló o los 120 días de Sodoma (Spain)
  • Saló, o los 120 días de Sodoma (Argentina)
  • Salo ou les 120 journées de Sodome (France)
  • Salo ya da Sodom'un 120 günü (Turkey - festival title) (Turkish title)
  • Salo, avagy Sodoma 120 napja (Hungary)
  • Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom (International - English title)
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