Ossessione

Italy, 1943

Film
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A restless wife, Giovanna, meets Gino, a rough and handsome vagabond. Their passionate affair leads to the murder of Giovanna’s boorish husband. Can a strong and sensual affair survive the guilt? Adapted from James M. Cain’s classic novel “The Postman always rings twice”, Ossessione is a dark and provocative drama of sexual tension. It heralded a new era of Italian cinema, establishing Luchino Visconti as a leading and controversial exponent of Neorealism. In Italian with English subtitles.

Credits

director

Luchino Visconti

producer

Libero Solaroli

production company

ICI (GB)

Language

Italian

Duration

02:20:00:00

Colour

Black and White

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