Salo, or The 120 Days of Sodom

During World War II, in the remote village of Salo in Italy, four wealthy fascists kidnap eighteen teenagers (9 boys and 9 girls) chosen for their physical beauty. They lead them in an isolated castle where they recreate Marquis de Sade's "120 Days of Sodom", a story of extreme sexual depravation and violence. The movie is divided in four chapters, or "cycles, which represent what the teenagers go through: (1) The circle of desire (humiliation, rape, incest, pedophilia); (2) The circle of shit (coprophilia, urination); (3) The circle of blood (torture); and (4) The circle of death (murder).


Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.