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 enchanted lives of a couple in a secluded forest are brutally shattered by a nightmarish hippie cult and their demon-biker henchmen, propelling a man into a spiraling, surreal rampage of vengeance.
Susie Bannion is a young American ballerina who travels to Berlin to study dancing at the Markos Tanz Company, one of the world's most renowned schools under Madame Blanc's management. On her very first day, one of the students who had been recently expelled from the school is murdered. As this appalling happening does not seem to be an isolated occurrence, the brilliant new student soon begins to suspect that the school might be involved in the homicide. Her mistrust heightens when Sarah, one of the girls at the school, tells her that Pat, before being killed, confided to her that she knew and guarded a terrifying dark secret.Written by
Although rumors that the actor playing Dr. Josef Klemperer (credited as "Lutz Ebersdorf") was really Tilda Swinton in disguise had circulated since the movie's filming, it was not actually confirmed until Swinton and director Luca Guadagnino were interviewed by the New York Times in October 2018. In that interview, Swinton clarified her prior denials: "'The answer to the question to me, "Are you playing Dr. Klemperer in Suspiria?" is always that Dr. Klemperer is played by Lutz Ebersdorf,' Swinton told me last week in an email. Yet there is a more specific question she has been waiting for someone to put to her, 'and curiously, to date, nobody has thought of it.' That query, if anyone had bothered to ask, is 'Are you playing Lutz Ebersdorf?' And the answer, Swinton said, is 'an unequivocal yes.'" When asked why she played the double role, Swinton answered, "for the sheer sake of fun above all. As my grandmother would have it - a motto to live and die by - 'Dull Not To.'" See more »
The movie is set in the so called: "Deutscher Herbst", the peak of left-wing RAF-terror in 1977. This period was quite warm with fair weather. The movie however shows low temperatures, heavy rain and snow. While this was probably meant to underline the dark tone of the plot, it is historically incorrect. See more »
This is the most disconnected and at the end stupid movie.
The attempts to add some historical events makes it a little bit presumptuous and fails completely.
The only good thing is Tilda Swinton with her multiple character and that's about it.
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