Berliner Geschichten: Possession (1981)

Hoezo in Kino

Andrzej Zulawski’s bat-shit crazy and truly brilliant supernatural divorce horror plays out against the decor of early 80’s Berlin with The Wall as an ominous metaphor for the events that unfold. With fearless performances by Sam Neill and the exquisitely haunting Isabelle Adjani, this film takes the viewer to the deepest depths of human fear and desire. Accompanied by a fantastic Andrzej Korzynski soundtrack that ranges from the classical to the carnavalesque, this cult gem will sear itself into your poor, unsuspecting brain, never to leave again. Don’t miss out.

Regie: Andrzej Zulawski

Cast: Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen

Genre:

Drama, Horror

Land: Frankrijk, West-Duitsland

Speelduur: 124 minuten

Taal: Engels

Kijkwijzer:
16AG

During a 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. Suspecting that another man is involved, Mark determines to unravel the truth. Gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and bizarre incidents and his suspicions of infidelity soon give way to something much more sinister.

Program:
► 02.11 + 19.11: M – Eine Stadt such einen Mörder (1931)
► 05.11 + 30.11: Possession (1981)
► 09.11 + 03.12: B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin 1979-1989 (2015)
► 12.11 + 22.11: Christiane F. – Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo (1981)
► 16.11 + 17.12: Cabaret (1972)
► 23.11: Berlin Alexanderplatz – part 1 (1980)
► 24.11: Berlin Alexanderplatz – part 2 (1980)
► 26.11 + 07.12: Good Bye, Lenin! (2003) – 35mm presentation
► 10.12 + 21.12: Das Leben der Anderen (2006)
► 14.12 + 24.12: Der Himmel über Berlin (1987)

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