Obsession

  • 1976
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Thriller

In 1959, wealthy New Orleans businessman Michael Courtland (Robertson) receives word that his wife Elizabeth (Bujold) and daughter Amy (Wanda Blackman) have been kidnapped. Following police instructions, Courtland puts blank pieces of paper instead of money in the ransom package, along with a radio transmitter that will lead the cops to the kidnappers....read more

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(Movie Clip) Open, 1959
Bernard Hermann music, Vilmos Zsigmond shots of the Basilica di San Miniato al Monte in Florence, opening Brian De Palma's Obsession, 1976, with Cliff (more…)
(Movie Clip) Ponchartrain Memorial Park
TV Reporter in 1959 begins director Brian De Palma's sequence covering 16 years, as Courtland (Cliff Robertson) loses his wife and daughter, with Bern (more…)
(Movie Clip) The Same
LaSalle (John Lithgow) delivers Courtland (Cliff Robertson) to the church in Florence where he first sees the dead ringer (Genevieve Bujold) for his d (more…)
(Movie Clip) You Like The Madonna?
Courtland (Cliff Robertson) approaches Sandra (Genevieve Bujold), the double for his late wife, as she restores a Florentine Madonna, in Brian De Palm (more…)
(Movie Clip) Just Leave It To Us
Voice of the policeman who planned this (Stanley Reyes) as Courtland (Cliff Robertson) observes a bayou ransom delivery with lots of Bernard Hermann m (more…)

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  • Released: 1976
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: In 1959, wealthy New Orleans businessman Michael Courtland (Robertson) receives word that his wife Elizabeth (Bujold) and daughter Amy (Wanda Blackman) have been kidnapped. Following police instructions, Courtland puts blank pieces of paper instead of mone… (more)

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