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Ossessione (1943)

TV-14  |   |  Crime, Drama, Romance  |  9 February 1959 (Sweden)
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Gino, a drifter, begins an affair with inn-owner Giovanna as they plan to get rid of her older husband.

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Gino, a young and handsome tramp, stops in a small roadside inn run by Giovanna. She is unsatisfied with her older husband Bragana : she only married him for money. Gino and Giovanna fall in love. But Bragana is inhibiting for their passion, and Giovanna refuses to run away with Gino. Written by Yepok

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The film's negative was destroyed by the fascist government of Benito Mussolini during the war years. Director Luchino Visconti managed to save a print. See more »

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Soundtracks

Je crois entendre encore
(uncredited)
from opera "Les pêcheurs de perles"
Music by Georges Bizet
Libretto by Eugène Cormon and Michel Carré
Sung by an unidentified man
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Ossessione digital restoration
7 October 2006 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

Ossessione is in very bad state but is now undergoing a full restoration at Digital Film Lab in Copenhagen. The material used is a "Master positive" 2nd generation originally from the print Visconti managed to hide from the fascists. It has been scanned on the Spirit 4K (as 2K RGB data) then processed using DaVinci Revival restoration software. After this the rest is manual labor and we do not anticipate finishing before early spring. Sometime next year it should be available on DVD and hopefully also released on HD DVD. This film is beautiful and we hope the restoration effort will be enjoyed by many generations to come.


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