Directors: Visconti, Luchino

Cast: Clara Calamai, Massimo Girotty

Italy 1943 | Black & white | 140 mins

Avaliable on: DVD

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.