The Night Porter

The Night Porter (1974)

The Most Controversial Picture of Our Time!

  • Genre: War, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1974-04-03
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 310 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 58min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Ital-Noleggio Cinematografico
  • Production Country: Italy
  • Director: Liliana Cavani
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A concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempt to re-create their sadomasochistic relationship, his former SS comrades begin to stalk them.

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  • Dirk Bogarde

    as Maximilian Theo Aldorfer
  • Charlotte Rampling

    as Lucia Atherton
  • Philippe Leroy

    as Klaus
  • Gabriele Ferzetti

    as Hans
  • Giuseppe Addobbati

    as Stumm
  • Isa Miranda

    as Countess Stein
  • Nino Bignamini

    as Adolph
  • Marino Masé

    as Atherton
  • Amadeo Amodio

    as Bert
  • Piero Vida

    as Day Porter
  • Geoffrey Copleston

    as Kurt
  • Manfred Freyberger

    as Dobson
  • Ugo Cardea

    as Mario
  • Hilda Gunther

    as Greta
  • Nora Ricci

    as The Neighbor
  • Piero Mazzinghi

    as Concierge
  • Kai-Siegfried Seefeld

    as Jacob
  • Luigi Antonio Guerra

    as Bit role (uncredited)
  • Carlo Mangano

    as Porter (uncredited)
Directing Liliana Cavani Director
Writing Liliana Cavani Screenplay
Writing Barbara Alberti Story
Camera Alfio Contini Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Piero Tosi Costume Design
Writing Italo Moscati Screenplay
Editing Franco Arcalli Editor
Sound Michael Billingsley Sound Editor
Sound Fausto Ancillai Sound Mixer
Production Robert Gordon Edwards Producer
Sound Fernando Caso Sound Effects Editor
Art Osvaldo Desideri Set Decoration
Sound Roberto Arcangeli Sound Effects
Art Nedo Azzini Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Euclide Santoli Makeup Artist
Sound Decio Trani Sound Designer
Costume & Make-Up Cesare Paciotti Makeup Artist
Sound Daniele Paris Music
Sound Eugenio Rondani Sound Designer
Production Esa De Simone Producer
Costume & Make-Up Iole Cecchini Makeup Artist
Art Jean Marie Simon Art Direction
Writing Amedeo Pagani Screenplay