Luchino Visconti / IT, 1943 / 139 min.
Second film version of the The Postman Always Rings Twice theme, about two lovers who dump their spouses, only to jump from the frying pan into the fire. Everyday reality is exposed in many degrees of humiliation. This film inspired Ivo van Hove to create the play Ossesione. See the exhibition All About Theatre About Film.
All About Theatre About Film
Film and theatre influence each other continuously. To celebrate that relationship between the two worlds, Eye has invited stage director Ivo van Hove and scenographer Jan Versweyveld to compile an exhibition.