The Whip and the Body

1963, 91m, DCP, Italy

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Screened July 15–21, 2017

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Full of fetishistic set pieces, Bava’s characteristically lurid visuals escalate to a fever pitch in this horror-fantasy, which follows the perverse desires of nobleman’s son Christopher Lee, who returns to the family castle to reclaim his place and former flame—now married to his younger brother. Originally censored for its unabashed presentation of S&M, we present the full, uncut versionwhips and all.

In English

A film by Mario Bava