Classic Fetish film: part 2

Classic Fetish film: part 2

Here are some more fetish film cult classics and other well known film involving various elements of BDSM and kink.

THE NIGHT PORTER 1974
Another controvercial film where a concentration camp survivor, played by Charlotte Rampling, meets her SS officer tormentor and protector years after the war, and falls back into their sadomasochistic relationship. Some iconic well known scenes.

SALON KITTY 1976
Based on the true story of Kitty Schmidt. A brothel in Nazi Germany is closed down to be refurbished with surveillance equipment, so any ‘subversive’ clientele can be reported and secrets revealed. A new group of new recruits must undergo a rigorous training program and indoctrination.

IRON SKY 2012
A finnish/Australian/German comic strip science fiction action film produced in collaboration with online enthusiasts. A fabulously stylised, comedic romp where the UN find themselves defending the planet from a Nazi moon base, with fetishistic overtones. Since its release, there is a significant and growing fan base.

CRUISING 1980
About a serial killer targeting gay men, particulally those on the S&M scene, starring Al Pacino. An officer is sent underground to track down the killer.

9 AND 1/2 WEEKS 1987
A couple meet and have a volatile kinky sexual relationship, ending in Elizabeth, played by Kim Basinger, mentally slipping downhill. Well known for its erotic and SM content.

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO 2009
A swedish film where a deeply troubled female computer hacker becomes involved in a hunt for a serial killer, who has been preying on women for decades. It is a story that brings up subjects and issues on sexual control, with some ‘memorable’ torture scenes.

MADCHEN IN UNIFORM 1958
A remake of the 1931 film, a young girl is admitted to a strict boarding school where very rigid discipline is imposed. She falls in love with her supervisor, ending in her ultimate downfall.

BELLE DE JOUR 1967
A french film based on the 1928 novel and also made into a more recent television series, a frustrated housewife with personal SM fantasies, secretly decides to become a prostitute in a high class brothel. Her affair with a gangster leads to unfortunate problems and regret.

THE LEATHER BOYS 1964
An important film in the genre of ‘queer’ cinema, this drama is based on a novel where Reggie becomes involved in a gay relationship on the biker scene. Emotional turmoil then ensues between himself, his wife and their lovers

THE ‘HOSTEL’ SERIES 2005
For those with a taste for bad horror and graphic torture scenes. A small group stay in a hostel and find themselves victims in a warehouse of torture chambers, where a network of tourists pay for the pleasure.

SPARTACUS: BLOOD AND SAND 2011

SPARTACUS: GODS OF THE ARENA 2012
Fabulous blood, guts, decadence, orgies, gladitorial combat and copious amounts of slavery in Ancient Rome as Spartacus rises as legend. A TV series with twists, turns and betrayal, seen from the eyes of its slaves and their owners, already gaining cult status.

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