Previously at the ICA - Films

Screening Conditions: Ossessione

29 Jan 2012

Part of the Screening Conditions 'Eros and Thanatos' series, which examines the cinematic portrayal of love and death from a psychoanalytic perspective. This event provides the screening and discussion of Luchino Visconti's provocative drama, adapted from James M Cain's novel, The Postman Always Rings Twice from 1943. A young drifter falls for a married woman and they plot to murder her husband.

The film will be introduced by psychoanalyst Andrea Sabbadini and followed by a discussion with guest speaker Professor Peter Evans.

Tickets from The Institute of Psychoanalysis. Contact Ann Glynn on 020 7563 5017 or email  

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Dir: Luccio Visconti, Italy, 1943, Black and White, 140 mins
Cast: Clara Calamai, Massimo Girotti and Dhia Cristiani 

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