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Starring Cliff Robertson, Geneviève Bujold, John Lithgow, Sylvia Kuumba Williams, Wanda Blackman and J. Patrick McNamara, "Obsession" (also known as "Complesso di colpa", "Deja Vu", "Schwarzer Engel") is a Drama/Mystery/Thriller film directed by Brian De Palma, released on August 01 of 1976 in the USA.

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Who is the director of "Obsession":

Obsession was directed by Brian De Palma, an American director, writer, producer, actor, and cinematographer.

Before Obsession, Brian De Palma had directed Phantom of the Paradise, released in 1974, Sisters (1973), Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972), Hi, Mom! (1970), Dionysus (1970), and The Wedding Party (1969). Since, he directed Carrie, released in 1976, The Fury (1978), Home Movies (1980), Dressed to Kill (1980), Blow Out (1981), and Scarface (1983).

What was the release date of "Obsession":

Obsession was initally released in the United States on Sunday, August 01, 1976.. This was forty-three (43) years ago.

It has been released on Tuesday, January 18, 1977 in France and on Friday, March 25, 1977 in Germany.

What is the cast of "Obsession":

At the casting of Obsession we find Cliff Robertson, previously seen in Midway (1976) and Shoot (1976); Geneviève Bujold (Swashbuckler (1976), Earthquake (1974)); John Lithgow () [ more... ]

  • Andrea Esterhazy and Tom Felleghy can both be seen in The Salamander, released in 1981.
  • Andrea Esterhazy and Tom Felleghy also appeared in Daisy Miller, released in 1974.
  • John Lithgow and J. Patrick McNamara can be seen in Blow Out, released in 1981.

What is the Storyline of "Obsession":

In 1959, Michael Courtland (Robertson), a New Orleans real estate developer, has his life shattered when his wife Elizabeth (Bujold) and young daughter Amy are kidnapped. The police strongly recommend that he provide the kidnappers with shredded blank paper instead of the demanded ransom, and he agrees to the plan. This leads to a bungled car chase in which both kidnappers and victims are killed in a spectacular explosion. Courtland blames himself for the deaths of his wife and daughter.

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