The Key (1983 film)

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The Key
The Key (1983 film).jpg
Directed by Tinto Brass
Starring Stefania Sandrelli
Music by Ennio Morricone
Cinematography Silvano Ippoliti
Release dates
  • 1983 (1983)
Country Italy
Language Italian

La chiave (internationally released as The Key) is a 1983 Italian erotic film directed by Tinto Brass . It is based on the novel Kagi by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki.[1] The film arose some scandal in reason of explicit nudes (defined by critics as "gynecological")[2] and sex scenes involving a well-known actress as Stefania Sandrelli.[2][3] It obtained a great commercial success.[2][3]



  1. ^ Stefano Iori. Tinto Brass. Gremese Editore, 2000. 
  2. ^ a b c Andrea Bruni, Manlio Momarasca. Monamour. Nocturno Dossier n.25, Cinemabis Comm. pp. 35–39. 
  3. ^ a b Lino Miccichè. Schermi opachi: il cinema italiano degli anni '80. Marsilio, 1998. pp. 66–68. 

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