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NT Live: Obsession

LIVE SCREENING

Jude Law (The Young Pope,Closer,The Talented Mr Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from

the Bridge,Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film.

Gino is a drifter, down-at-heel and magnetically handsome. At a road side restaurant he encountershusband and wife, Giuseppe and Giovanna. Irresistibly attracted to each other, Gino and Giovanna

begin a fiery affair and plot to murder her husband. But, in this chilling tale of passion and destruction, the crime only serves to tear them apart.

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