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Double Possession (1973)

Double Possession




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Melodrama about a black anthropologist who contracts a rare disease, requiring blood. Duane Jones, Marlene Clark, Leonard Jackson. Queen of Myrthia: Mabel King. Girl in Bar: Candece Tarpley. Dinner Guest: Richard Harrow.more
Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Horror, Classics
Directed By: ,
Written By: Bill Gunn
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 14, 1998
Kelly/Jordan Enterprises

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Duane Jones
as Dr. Hess Green
Marlene Clark
as Ganja Meda
Mabel King
as Queen of Myrthia
Bill Gunn
as George
Sam Waymon
as Rev. Williams
Candece Tarpley
as Girl in bar
Richard Harrow
as Dinner Guest
Enrico Fales
as Green's Son
Tara Fields
as Woman with Baby
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Critic Reviews for Double Possession

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic experimental overlapping of dialogue, image, voiceover and music that makes you feel as if you're suffering from an awful fever dream.

Full Review… | December 19, 2012

A forgotten masterpiece.

Full Review… | May 25, 2012
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

(In Ganja and Hess) we get a devastating art film that raises more intriguing philosophical questions than hairs on the back of one's neck.

Full Review… | October 29, 2006

A meandering but stylish jumble.

Full Review… | June 22, 2006
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Audience Reviews for Double Possession


Disjointed, without much in the way of a plot-line, jarring audio track and murky visuals make this one bizarre flick.

W. Williams

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