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* StockholmSyndrome: TheMovie! What makes this film so disturbing is the depiction of a sadomasochistic relationship between a Nazi officer and a former inmate. It divided the critic as much as you would expect.

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* StockholmSyndrome: TheMovie! What makes this film so disturbing is the depiction of a sadomasochistic relationship between a Nazi officer and a former inmate. It divided the critic critics as much as you would expect.

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* BigotWithACrush: The film was controversial in its day because of its subject matter: a Nazi SS officer and a Jewish concentration camp inmate [[AMatchMadeInStockholm become lovers during the war]], and when they run into each other years later, rekindle their BDSM relationship.


* ThoseWackyNazis: Of course, and [[HesJustHiding they're just hiding]].


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** There are few to ''Film/TheDamned'' by Luchino Visconti, such as the theme of sexual transgression in UsefulNotes/NaziGermany, the atmosphere of decadence, and also the choice of the two main actors who were main characters in ''The Damned''.

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** There are few to ''Film/TheDamned'' ''Film/TheDamned1969'' by Luchino Visconti, such as the theme of sexual transgression in UsefulNotes/NaziGermany, the atmosphere of decadence, and also the choice of the two main actors who were main characters in ''The Damned''.


''The Night Porter'' is a ''very'' controversial 1974 film by Italian director Liliana Cavani, starring Dirk Bogarde and Charlotte Rampling.

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''The Night Porter'' is a ''very'' controversial 1974 film by Italian director Liliana Cavani, starring Dirk Bogarde and Charlotte Rampling.Creator/CharlotteRampling.


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* StockholmSyndrome: TheMovie! What makes this film so disturbing is the depiction of a sadomasochistic relationship between a Nazi officer and a former inmate. [[LoveItOrHateIt It divided the critic as much as you would expect]].

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* StockholmSyndrome: TheMovie! What makes this film so disturbing is the depiction of a sadomasochistic relationship between a Nazi officer and a former inmate. [[LoveItOrHateIt It divided the critic as much as you would expect]].expect.


The film is set in Vienna, thirteen years after World War II, a concentration camp survivor meets Aldorfer, a former Nazi SS officer, now the night porter at a Vienna hotel. There, they fall back into their ''very ambiguous'' sadomasochistic relationship. Obviously the film deals with StockholmSyndrome and all about WorldWarII.

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The film is set in Vienna, thirteen years after World War II, a concentration camp survivor meets Aldorfer, a former Nazi SS officer, now the night porter at a Vienna hotel. There, they fall back into their ''very ambiguous'' sadomasochistic relationship. Obviously the film deals with StockholmSyndrome and all about WorldWarII.
UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.



* DarkAndTroubledPast: But of course, given that WorldWarII ended only 13 years ago.

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: But of course, given that WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII ended only 13 years ago.



* GrayRainOfDepression: The gloomy atmosphere of post-WorldWarII Vienna matches perfectly the ambiguos lives of hiding former Nazis.

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* GrayRainOfDepression: The gloomy atmosphere of post-WorldWarII post-UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Vienna matches perfectly the ambiguos lives of hiding former Nazis.


* FallenOnHardTimesJob: After his past glory during NaziGermany, Max and his fellow Nazis have all mundane jobs and lives to cover their past.

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* FallenOnHardTimesJob: After his past glory during NaziGermany, UsefulNotes/NaziGermany, Max and his fellow Nazis have all mundane jobs and lives to cover their past.

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%%* CampGay: The opera dancer
%%* TheChanteuse: Lucia

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%%* * CampGay: The Bert, the opera dancer
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dancer who used to perform for the Nazis.
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TheChanteuse: LuciaLucia's most famous scene has her singing for the SS officers Creator/MarleneDietrich's ''Wenn ich mir was wünschen dürfte'' wearing only a SS visor cap, trousers and OperaGloves. Yes, [[YouCanLeaveYourHatOn she was wearing ''only'' this]].



%%* DownerEnding
* DullSurprise: Nobody noticed the surprise gaze that Max and Lucia share when they meet again, and this moment is meaningful only for the viewer.

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%%* DownerEnding
* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: Max and Lucia couldn't escape from Max's former fellow Nazis and are shot dead by them.]]
* DullSurprise: Nobody noticed the surprise gaze that Max and Lucia share when they meet again, and this moment is meaningful only for the viewer.viewer could notice her surprise.



* FallenOnHardTimesJob: After his past glory during NaziGermany, Max and his fellow Nazis have all mundane jobs and lives to cover their past.



%%* FilmNoir
%%* GrayRainOfDepression: Since the beginning...
%%* HeKnowsTooMuch: [[spoiler: Mario, the Italian chef]]
%%* HighClassGlass: Klaus has one.

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%%* FilmNoir
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* FilmNoir: Aside from the obvious [[StockholmSyndrome morbid relationship of the protagonists]], the plot revolves around the former Nazi officers trying to find and neutralise every possible witness of their past exploits.
*
GrayRainOfDepression: Since The gloomy atmosphere of post-WorldWarII Vienna matches perfectly the beginning...
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ambiguos lives of hiding former Nazis.
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HeKnowsTooMuch: [[spoiler: Mario, the Italian chef]]
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chef is murdered by Max because he knows that Lucia is still alive and a potential witness for Max's past exploits.]]
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HighClassGlass: Former Nazi officer Klaus has wears one.



%%* IcyBlueEyes: Lucia
%%* TheFifties
%%* LaughingMad: Lucia, really.

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%%* * IcyBlueEyes: Lucia
%%* TheFifties
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Lucia has a pair of these, which shows little emotions and are prone to DullSurprise.
* TheFifties: The film is set in the late Fifties Vienna, when the shadow of Vienna's Nazi past is very much present.
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LaughingMad: Lucia, really.Lucia has a nightmarish one when she embraces again her former captor and lover.



* MrsRobinson: Max's friend for whom he finds young studs.

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* MrsRobinson: Max's Countess Stein resorts to her trusted friend for whom he finds Max to find young studs.and dashing men for her bed.



* ShoutOut: When Max "rewards" Lucia with the head of a male inmate who molested the other inmates is one to Salomé. Max even refers to it while telling the story to the Countess.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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When Max "rewards" Lucia with the head of a male inmate who molested the other inmates is one to Salomé. Max even refers to it while telling the story to the Countess.



%%* StockholmSyndrome: TheMovie.

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%%* * StockholmSyndrome: TheMovie.TheMovie! What makes this film so disturbing is the depiction of a sadomasochistic relationship between a Nazi officer and a former inmate. [[LoveItOrHateIt It divided the critic as much as you would expect]].



* TheStoic: Max, but he could be NotSoStoic.

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* TheStoic: Max, Max retains a cold and sarcastic demeanour for most of the time, but he could be NotSoStoic.[[NotSoStoic occasionally let it drop]].
** Also, Lucia rarely shows emotions to anyone but her former lover. And it's creepy anyway.



%%* UncannyValleyMakeup: The Countess and the opera dancer.

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%%* * UncannyValleyMakeup: The Countess and the opera dancer.dancer wear a founder much lighter than their own skin, which make them creepy-looking.


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* YouCanLeaveYourHatOn: Lucia's infamous scene were she sings with her bare breast, OperaGloves and a Nazi cap.


* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Mia Farrow was considered for the role of Lucia.


*CigaretteOfAnxiety: Lucia smokes a lot, and even more when she tries to figuring out what to do with Max again in her life.



* DullSurprise: The surprise gaze that Max and Lucia share when they meet again is noticed by anyone, and is meaningful only for the viewer.
%%* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: Max
* FanDisservice: All the naked people at the concentration camp.

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* DullSurprise: The Nobody noticed the surprise gaze that Max and Lucia share when they meet again is noticed by anyone, again, and this moment is meaningful only for the viewer.
%%* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: Max
Max, and his paleness is even evidenced when he wears his SS uniform.
* FanDisservice: All Naked and starving inmates. Two inmates having sex. Even the naked people at the concentration camp.protagonists sex scenes are a disservice when not merely creepy.


* AmbiguouslyJewish: It's never stated if Lucia was Jewish or not, it's only referred as the daughter of a "socialist" and when she rembembered being asked about her religion the flashback interrupts.

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* AmbiguouslyJewish: It's never stated if Lucia was Jewish or not, it's she's only referred to as the daughter of a "socialist" "socialist", and when she rembembered remembered being asked about her religion the flashback interrupts.



** GeniusBonus: Max tells that says he prefers the nightlife because the light makes him fell uncomfortable and ashamed.
* MrsRobinson: Max's friend to whom he finds young studs.

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** GeniusBonus: Max tells that says he prefers the nightlife because the light makes him fell feel uncomfortable and ashamed.
* MrsRobinson: Max's friend to for whom he finds young studs.



* SmokingIsCool: Lucia is constantly with a cigarette in her hand.

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* SmokingIsCool: Lucia is constantly with holding a cigarette in her hand.



* TheStoic: Max, but he could be NotSoStoic

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* TheStoic: Max, but he could be NotSoStoicNotSoStoic.



* WomanInWhite: Lucia for most of the movie

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* WomanInWhite: Lucia for most of the moviemovie.

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