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.
The song Patricia intermittently sings in Klemperer's office is "The Fairest of the Seasons" by Nico.
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...
The film's title is inconspicuously announced at the end of the opening credits, appearing in the mise-en-scène on an overhead sign Susie walks beneath in the U-Bahn station.
English, German, French
€421,216 (Italy) (6 January 2018)
$2,474,044 (USA) (16 December 2018)
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