over 3 years
Crazy film that will mess with your mind. Isabelle Adjani is mesmerizing. Creepy as hell!
over 6 years
Beautifully fucked up. Manic, Satanic love story with a gallon of milk.
Possession is a 1981 cult horror film directed by Andrzej Żuławski.
Mark (played by Sam Neill) returns home to Berlin to find his wife Anna (Isabelle Adjani) is leaving him for unclear reasons. He initially suspects an affair and hires detectives to track her, but gradually discovers clues that something far stranger is afoot. Instead, his wife leaves him and her lover, Heinrich (Heinz Bennent). What follows is a series of horrific, compelling and surreal events.
It was filmed in Berlin, West Germany. The director has stated that he wrote the screenplay in the midst of a messy divorce. Viewers have found it difficult to properly classify it as drama, horror, or suspense, though elements of all three are present in the movie. Some reviewers have interpreted Possession as an intense drama focusing on the effects of marital problems and stress upon children.
The film had a modest total of 541,120 admissions in France. The film was also very controversial when first released and heavily...