Ossessione

  • 1942
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

The first directorial effort in the brilliant, though sporadic, career of Luchino Visconti was made in 1942 but not shown in the US until 1959 because of copyright problems. Based on the James M. Cain novel The Postman Always Rings Twice, the film is a sizzling love story set against a background of murder and adultery along the backroads of the Italian...read more

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03:15 — Gino, a drifter, begins an affair with inn-owner Giovanna as they plan to get rid of her older husband.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: The first directorial effort in the brilliant, though sporadic, career of Luchino Visconti was made in 1942 but not shown in the US until 1959 because of copyright problems. Based on the James M. Cain novel The Postman Always Rings Twice, the film is a siz… (more)

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