NC-17 | | Drama, History, Romance
Sir Ian McKellen (Uncle Freddie) starred in the role of Max in the original London West End theatre production in 1979.
Ever go to the Silhouette?
Max: I never saw you there.
Horst: You weren't looking.
Max: Greta's Club?
Max: Good, you had taste. The White Mouse?
Max: I'm surprised you never saw me there. Did you sunbathe?
Horst: I love to sunbathe.
Max: In the nude?
Horst: Of course.
Max: By the river?
The film opens with the main credits revealing like a searchlight.
For the U.S. release, the sex scenes were toned down from an "NC-17" rating to an "R" rated release. Both versions are available.
$109,243 30 November 1997