Possession

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Director

Andrzej Zulawski

Cast

Isabelle Adjani as Anna/Helen

Sam Neill as Mark

Margit Carstensen as Margit Gluckmeister

Heinz Bennent as Heinrich

Johanna Hofer as Heinrich’s mother

Carl Duering as Detective

Shaun Lawton as Zimmermann

Michael Hogben as Bob

Maximilian Ruthlein as Man with pink socks

Thomas Frey as Pink sock’s acolyte

Leslie Malton as Sara

Writers

Andrzej Zulawski (screenplay)


Summary

After Anna reveals to her husband, Mark that she is having an affair, she leaves him and their son. Mark is devastated, and seeks out Heinrich, the man who cuckolded him, only to receive a beating. After a series of violent confrontations between Mark and Anna, Mark hires a private investigator to follow her. Anna descends into madness, and it's soon clear that she is hiding a much bigger secret one that is both inexplicable and shocking.

Genre

Drama, Horror, Fantasy

Released

October 28, 1981

Runtime

2hrs 7min

MPAA

Rated R

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