If Steve McQueen's (director) first film, Hunger, was about a man with no freedom, Shame is an examination of a character who has all the western freedoms and who uses his body to create his own prison.
Follow the erotic journey of forty-something Abby, a lesbian housewife who becomes a high-end escort to escape her passionless marriage. Her double life proves liberating until a woman from her own social circle becomes a client.
Gaetano and Delia, a separated couple, try to pick up the pieces of their broken love, recalling all the faults and the mistakes which led them to where they are now. Original title Nessuno Si Salva Da Solo.