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Beyond the Door (1982)
"Oltre la porta" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  1983 (USA)
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Mastroianni plays an ex-diplomat imprisoned for the murder of his wife who is visited by a young woman who is not only his lover but also his step-daughter.

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Enrico Sommi
Eleonora Giorgi ...
Nina
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Matthew Jackson
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Mr. Mutti
Paolo Bonetti
Maria Sofia Amendolea ...
Secretary
Enrico Bergier
Marcia Briscoe ...
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Cicely Browne ...
Nina's Grandmother
Hadija Lahnida ...
Hassan's Sister
Leandro Marcoccio ...
Ira
Atik Mohamed ...
Stranded Motorist
Abdelkader Moutaa
Mahjoub Raji
Fatima Regragui ...
Grandmother's Housekeeper
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Mastroianni plays an ex-diplomat imprisoned for the murder of his wife who is visited by a young woman who is not only his lover but also his step-daughter.

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Beyond Comprehension
18 April 2004 | by (brooklyn NY) – See all my reviews

****SPOILERS**** Sleazy as well as confusing movie that's hard enough to follow but has some of the worst dubbing I've ever heard. "Beyond Obsession" is so bad that you have to learn to lip read, as well as Italian, just to understand the plot which is a convoluted mess to begin with. Set in Morocco "Beyond Obsession" is a mind numbing love triangle between Matthew, Tom Berenger, a young and handsome American oil rig worker with Nina, Eleonora Giorgi. Nina'a also having an affair with her step-father Enrico, Marcello Mastroianni, who's in jail for the death of Nina's mother Barbara.

Enrico being a former diplomat has privileges in jail that most of us don't even have being free where he seems to leave the lock-up almost any time that he feels like it. The prison officials also provide Enrico with a car for his transportation that he uses to keep an eye on as well as have an affair with Nina.

Enrico out finding that Nina's having an affair with Matthew gets jealous and starts to put the screws on it to get Nina back to him which gets Nina very upset. We learn that Nina's mother, Barbara, caught Enrico and Nina in a hotel room years ago, when Nina was a teenager. After sending a letter to her mother, Nina's grandmother, Barbara tells her that Enrico is going to murder her she then overdosed on drugs, it was that letter that got Enrico behind bars. Later it's found out by Matthew that Enrico may very well be Nina's real father! Nina's real father tells Matthew that he's not really sure if he is or not since him and Enrico where both having an affair with Barbara before Nina was born.

Nina hurt and depressed over what's happening with all this gossip attempts, like her mother who succeeded, suicide. Matthew trying to straighten this mess out gets to have Enrico finally meet and talk to Nina's grandmother, who's dying of old age, in order to find out what this whole crazy story between Nina Enrico and Barbara was all about and separate the truth from the BS.

Grandma tells Enrico that she sent a letter some time ago to Nina to give to the courts and police stating that it was Barbara who killed herself not Enrico who at the time was arrested by the police for her death. Nina's grandmother being a shut-in and cut off from the world didn't know that the courts and police didn't get that letter, and that poor innocent Enrico was in jail all that time.

It turned out that Nina, in order to keep Enrico for herself and punish him for driving her mother to suicide, kept the letter from the police and had her lover Enrico in jail all that time as well as having complete control of him. With her grandmother dead and Nina now, after getting all her money and her house in Morocco to live in, goes off with Enrico to live happily ever. As for Matthew, who helped straighten this whole mess out, he's left holding the bag and out in the cold.

Brain twisting movie that takes everything out of you and leaves you senseless trying to follow it. Poor Matthew he tried to get everything right but ended up only screwing himself in the end.


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