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The Order

USA, 1981 (MIFF 1982)

Director: Nilo Manfredini

A parody of that film genre whose purpose is the depiction of sexual violence upon captive women. The Order, contrary to the films it satirizes, results in 'order out of chaos', as the victim rises above her precarious situation.

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