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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom, commonly referred to as simply Salò, is a 1975 Italian-French art film written and directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, with uncredited writing contributions by Pupi Avati. It is based on the book The 120 Days of Sodom, by the Marquis de Sade. The story is in four segments, inspired by Dante's Divine Comedy: the Anteinferno, the Circle of Manias, the Circle of Shit and the Circle of Blood. The film also contains frequent references to and several discussions of Friedrich Nietzsche's 1887 book On the Genealogy of Morality, Ezra Pound's poem The Cantos, and Marcel Proust's novel sequence In Search of Lost Time. It was Pasolini's last film; he was ... more on Wikipedia

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Movies Produced by Alberto Grimaldi Films Scored By Ennio Morricone Movies Distributed by United Artists Movies Written By Pier Paolo Pasolini Movies Directed By Pier Paolo Pasolini List of All Movies Released in 1975