In a Glass Cage

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In a Glass Cage ★★½ Tras el Cristal 1986

A young boy who was tortured and sexually molested by a Nazi official seeks revenge. Years after the war, he shows up at the Nazi's residence in Spain and is immediately befriended by his tormentor's family. Confined to an iron lung, the official is at the mercy of the young man who tortuously acts out the incidents detailed in the Nazi's journal. Suspenseful and extremely graphic, it's well crafted and meaningful but may be just too horrible to watch. Sexual and violent acts place it in the same league as Pasolini's infamous “Salo, or The 120 Days in Sodom.” Definitely not for the faint of heart. In Spanish with English subtitles. 110m/C VHS, DVD . SP Gunter Meisner, David Sust, Marisa Paredes, Gisela Echevarria; D: Agustin Villaronga; W: Agustin Villaronga.