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A Censorious Affair: Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Salò, or The 120 Days of Sodom’s Battle with the Australian Censors

No film director, local or foreign, can claim such an impact on the politics and the arts in Australia now as the poet, communist and homosexual, Pier Paolo Pasolini, dead now for more than 20 years. (David Marr, 1998) When it comes to classification in Australia, no film has had quite the same history as Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Salò, or …

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