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Possession (1981)

R
124 min | Drama, Horror

A woman starts exhibiting increasingly disturbing behavior after asking her husband for a divorce. Suspicions of infidelity soon give way to something much more sinister.
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Writers
Andrzej Zulawski (original screenplay) (adaptation) (dialogue) | Frederic Tuten (adaptation) (dialogue)
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Release date
Oct 28, 1983 (United States)

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Isabelle Adjani
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Margit Carstensen
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Maximilian Rüthlein
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Thomas Frey
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Leslie Malton
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Gerd Neubert
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Ilse Bahrs
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7.4 / 10 | 24,454 votes