#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – During a secretive business trip away, Mark learns that his wife Anna is growing restless in what he believed was their happy marriage. Upon his return home, he learns from her that she wants a divorce. They both go through a series of different emotions related to their situation, Mark’s which is generally obsessive about learning why Anna, who he still loves, wants the divorce, and Anna’s which is generally increasingly histrionic in getting away from Mark. Caught in the middle is their infant son Bob, who Mark uses as a gage to Anna’s mental state. Anna states that her want for the divorce is not because of another man, but Mark finds out that Anna has a lover named Heinrich. In the meantime, Mark also meets Bob’s teacher Helen, who looks exactly like Anna, but is her polar opposite in temperament. Starting a relationship with Helen lessens his obsession with Anna. But as Mark and Anna’s encounters together reach more emotional and violent levels, Mark, with help of a private investigative firm, learns that Anna’s love life is not all that it appears. Anna’s true obsession has a somewhat gruesome process and nothing will stop her from reaching her end goal.
Plot: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and bizarre incidents that indicate something more than a possessed love affair.
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There’s Much More Going One Here Than You Think
Yeah, Possession. The First time I saw this film I was catatonic by the end. My 3 friends and I talked about it so much we got 4 new friends to watch it with us again. We continued discussing & marveling over it and watched it yet again on the third night (ten people this time). Why? Because this isn’t really a horror film. Yeah, there’s a “monster”, but only in America would this get relegated to the “Horror” genre. Because here, we usually make films to fit in a box, follow a formula or entertain, not as a catharsis for the director. Wake up my friends; not everything in life fits in tidy packages or makes rational sense. Several years ago there was an amazing fan site to this man’s work (which doesn’t seem to exist anymore) that went into infinite detail about his films and personal life. Suffice to say, there’s much more going on here than you think.
During 1970’s and 80’s Poland, all films were approved by the Polish film commission and Zulawski’s second film “Diabel” (1975) was banned. Made in Polish, “Diabel” was essentially cut off from it’s only possible audience. He took a trip to France, ended up making a film and then returned to his homeland. He worked on yet another film for two years which the authorities did not allow him to finish. Since then he has basically lived and worked successfully in France.
“Possession” is the first film he made immediately following the 2nd incident in Poland. I read an interview where he talked about how his personal identity was in crisis at the time due to his divorce and being (for all intents and purposes) exiled from his homeland. “Possession” is better described as 3 films in 1. The first part is indeed a drama centering around a couple who’s marriage is falling apart. As their discord escalates, it becomes a horror film with some scenes taking place only in the psyche of the wife. The last part is an action film, driving the frenzied pace even higher through chase sequences.
There are many lines of dialog (especially in exchanges between Heinz and Sam Neill) that were written as critique of his treatment by the government of Poland. In many ways this film is an examination of the internal landscape of Zulawski at that moment; divorced from his wife and exiled by his beloved homeland. It’s astoundingly dramatized because he was probably on the verge of a nervous breakdown, and these characters/actors are screamingly portraying every pent-up emotion he wasn’t allowed to say about Poland to his fellow countrymen. I love this film. I love every gut wrenching, hysterical, chaotic minute of it. Long live Zulawski.
pretentious decadent excess
Isabelle Adjani (“Nosferatu the Vampyre”) begins to laugh madly in an empty subway tunnel after standing under a statue of the crucified Christ, splattering a bag of milk and eggs against a wall, writhing around in a dance of insanity, while meeting the sexual needs of a blood-caked, tentacled creature. Gay detectives investigate as a young Sam Neill spins around in an office chair and flicks a light switch on and off repeatedly while his wife’s (human) suitor does Kung Fu on him during a random visit… For the first hour, “Possession” is tolerable and even randomly compelling, but then you realize there’s a whole other hour to go… All the Gothic settings/imagery are wasted on a rambling, incoherent story, where character consistency, plot cohesion, and comprehension in general go bye-bye. Neill will play his role straight one second, be a bumbling Marx Brother the next, or act like a violent sociopath…etc., etc. The only thing that kept my attention during this indecipherable glob of decadent excess was director Zulawski’s busy camera movements, but that’s no reason to subject yourself to “Possession.”
Original Language fr
Runtime 2 hr 4 min (124 min)
Genre Drama, Horror
Director Andrzej Zulawski
Writer Andrzej Zulawski (original screenplay), Andrzej Zulawski (adaptation), Frederic Tuten (adaptation), Andrzej Zulawski (dialogue), Frederic Tuten (dialogue)
Actors Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen, Heinz Bennent
Country France, West Germany
Awards 5 wins & 4 nominations.
Production Company Gaumont, Marianne Productions, Oliane Productions
Sound Mix Mono
Aspect Ratio 1.66 : 1
Camera Arriflex Cameras and Lenses
Laboratory Geyer-Werke, Berlin, Germany, Laboratoires Éclair, Paris, France
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm (Kodak)
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm