Name of a movie possibly set in Venice.
June 1, 2014 11:05 AM   Subscribe

A couple on Honeymoon. They leave their hotel for a night out and get lost in the side streets. Just as they start to get worried a rich guy rescues them and brings them to his large house by boat. It turns out he his a psycho who has been watching them since they arrived in the city. I think he murders the guy but the girl escapes. I think it dates from the 1990's. A river and river taxis feature heavily. Thanks.
posted by night_train to Media & Arts (6 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Best answer: The Comfort of Strangers?
posted by starvingartist at 11:09 AM on June 1, 2014 [5 favorites]

Response by poster: That's it! Thank you starvingartist.
posted by night_train at 11:36 AM on June 1, 2014

For the record, my Google search terms were "movie venice couple psycho".
posted by starvingartist at 12:17 PM on June 1, 2014 [1 favorite]

One of the most disturbing films I've ever seen. Saw it cold, no knowledge of the plot at all, still makes me shiver.
posted by sammyo at 7:23 PM on June 1, 2014 [1 favorite]

GREAT movie. Read the book too.
For me it brought back being a little too deep in something a little too weird. Presumably that's mainly a young person's experience. I haven't encountered it in for several decades, but I remember it very well.
posted by LonnieK at 7:31 PM on June 1, 2014 [1 favorite]

Thanks for the tip, LonnieK. I just ordered it from
posted by harrietthespy at 2:28 PM on June 2, 2014

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