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Basic facts


Svensk premiärtitel
Distribution title


Director of Photography
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Script Supervisor
Production Assistant
Assistant Cameraman
Best Boy
Make-up Supervisor
Sound Assistant



Produktionsbolag A/S Dansk Filmindustri Palladium
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Stockholm Film AB

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 109970
Date 1971-07-15
Classification Tillåten från 15 år
Original length 2990 meters
Censored length 2725 meters
Notes Godkändes för visning efter överklagande 1971-06-18. Censurklipp: Kvinnans smekning av tjurens könsorgan och tidelag med tjuren; hela avsnittet med hunden; våldtäkten i trappan; hela det sadistiska avsnittet (265 m - fyra klipp).

Censorship number 109970
Date 1971-04-05
Classification Totalförbjuden
Original length 2990 meters

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Sound type Sound
Sound system Optical mono
Colour type Colour
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2880 meter
Length in minutes 105 min

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1971-08-04 Rigoletto Stockholm Sweden 99 min
First showing 1971-01-29 Palladium Köpenhamn Denmark 105 min

Soundtrack listing

Original title Why
Composer Matty Peters
Lyrics Paul Secon
Singer Otto Brandenburg

Holdings Film

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Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm

Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100

Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Album No

Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material

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