Ossessione

Dir. Luchino Visconti

Italy 1943 | Black & white | 140 mins | Cert PG

Cast: Clara Calamai, Massimo Girotty

Ossessione is a dark and provocative drama of sexual tension, adapted from James M. Cain’s classic hardboiled novel The Postman Always Rings Twice and transposed by Visconti to rural Italy. A frustrated wife meets up with a fatally attractive drifter and together they plot to kill her complacent husband.

Available on: DVD

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