R | | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.
Principal photography began in Varese, Italy on October 31, 2016, and was completed in Berlin on March 10, 2017. Additional filming had taken place at the Palazzo Estense in December 2016. The Grand Hotel Campo dei Fiori in Varese served as the primary shooting location, serving as the Markos Dance Academy. Like its predecessor, Suspiria was shot on 35mm film stock.
We need guilt, Doctor. And shame. But not yours.
When Dr Klemperer is escorted out of the building after the big horror scene, they walk on the Western site of the Berlin Wall, and the other (Eastern) site is all darkness. In reality in 1977, all-night floodlights would have been blazing...
Just before the credits end, Susie reappears and makes a small gesture to the camera.
English, German, French
€421,216 (Italy) (6 January 2018)
$2,474,044 (USA) (16 December 2018)